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One of the things I have thought a lot about over the last two decades is the intersection of technology and church, particularly as it relates to how church communities are formed or mal-formed by their use of technology. The current crisis of quarantines and social distancing has led to nearly all churches developing an […]

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Ash Wednesday begins Lent by reminding us that the journey towards the Cross is one every Christ-follower must make- step by step, selfish impulse by selfish impulse. And Ash Wednesday also reminds us that the time is finite, limited because it reminds us of our mortality.

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Many average-sized churches have assumed that they don’t have the resources or numbers to plant new churches. But what if you don’t have to have a congregation of 1000+ to plant new churches? Chasing after God’s vision for multiplication ministry, Community Evangelical Church in Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania, has seen a disciple-multiplication vision turn into a […]

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Thinking Outside the Church: Episode 3 “Blended Ecology (Both/And Church)” Ben talks with Michael Beck, who is the Director of Remissioning at Fresh Expressions, and the co-pastor Wildwood United Methodist Church. They talk about what church looks like when it lives out its inherited roots but also branches out into the community to express Christian […]

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In traditional models of church, leadership is a matter of training people to take charge in the existing system. But in a new, fresh expression of church you can’t take anything for granted! This webinar will help you understand the challenge of being a leader, and raising up future leaders, in new and experimental forms […]

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“What would it look like for you to move this idea to action?” The question was the kick in the pants I needed from a coach who had helped me navigate the myriad of ideas swirling around. I could do this thing, I could do the other thing, I could choose yet another course of […]

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What is the difference between Pioneering Missionaries and “Normal” People? Not much. In fact, Pete Atkins has been training normal people for years to pioneer fresh expressions of church for their friends and neighborhoods. Discover: How Fresh Expressions UK has cultivated a generation of pioneers How practical training extends the reach of the local church How you […]

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One of the most beautiful things about fresh expressions is that they make the God of the Universe, the God who is present to all of us, more accessible to people who would never walk into a traditional church service for one reason or another.

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