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Recently, the Fresh Expression led by our own Gannon and Carey Sims was featured in Faith and Leadership. Check it out! When sanctuaries closed their doors in mid-March 2020 in an attempt to stem the spread of COVID-19, not everyone at The Center for Faith and Leadership, a student ministry at the University of Mary Washington, was ready to […]

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There are only so many hours in the week—and no one feels this more than the busy Pastor. For over a decade, churches have been moving online, some haphazardly or begrudgingly. But when the COVID-19 pandemic put the world on lockdown, many found themselves forced to explore online methods of connecting with their congregations, seekers, […]

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We asked some FX Staff and Friends how they speak about the Cross, especially with unchurched folks. Here is Part Two of some of the responses we got. Our hope is that these responses (here’s Part One) can provide you with some good food for thought, good ideas, and even spur some great conversations this […]

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With vaccinations rolling out around the world everything is changing again! It’s impossible to predict what to expect in the years to come, but there are clear trends that church leaders need to reflect on. Here are some questions to consider as you discern your church’s next steps. With everything that has happened over the […]

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We asked some FX Staff and Friends how they speak about the Cross, especially with unchurched folks. Here is Part One of some of the responses we got. Our hope is that these responses can provide you with some good food for thought, good ideas, and even spur some great conversations this Holy Week! Watch […]

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Congregations that inhabit their buildings but not their communities may be looking at a bleak future. But you can discover what it means to become a church sent to the world, and why an incarnational church is critical for vibrant ministry in a changing world! At the Future Church Summit, Rev. Shannon Kiser will explore […]

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What if the Holy Spirit has given us everything we need to become the Church of tomorrow TODAY? It might be hard to believe, but you already have what you need to face a changing future! The Church has been given the gift of the Holy Spirit. At the Future Church Summit, Rev. Keisha Polonio […]

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What if the future of the church lies in the synergy of the old and the new? How can the depth and the beauty of the established church form disciples who will join in God’s mission, and how can experimental Christian communities help established congregations dream new dreams and reach new people? At the Future […]

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What if your future lies in the adaptation of your church’s core DNA to your current and emerging context? It might be hard to believe, but you already have what you need to face a changing future! At the Future Church Summit, Tod will be sharing on the topic, The Plans I Have for You- […]

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What if your church’s best days were ahead? It might be hard to believe, especially with the difficulties of 2020 still looming over us. But at the Future Church Summit, Michael will be sharing on the topic, Better Days Ahead: A Thriving Mission in a Polarized, Post-Corona, Hyper-Connected World. Get to Know Michael FX Future Church […]

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