Michael Beck was recently featured on the Monday Morning Pastor Podcast with Doug Moister and J.R. Briggs. He shared about his personal story of redemption, some soul care practices, denominational pressures, and his passion for seeing people come to Jesus.READ MORE
Fresh Expressions is an international, trans-denominational movement to start new forms of Church for people who would never come to a traditional weekend church gathering. Now, we’re excited to announce the launch of Expresiones Divinas. This new opportunity will provide a stream of training for those passionate about seeing fresh expressions of Church specifically for […]READ MORE
Churches used to be inseparable from neighborhoods.
But today, the entire concept of a neighborhood has shifted. What should churches do?
Chris Backert, national director of Fresh Expressions US, says that too few “churches in North America have really grappled with the post-Christian reality.” Yet he believes that if churches seriously invest in tactical, contextual communities, the American church “can still make the shifts that are needed to be fruitful in the future. If churches wait another 10 years, that will be challenging.”READ MORE
God makes unusual and surprising choices because ultimately He is not concerned with a person’s ability but rather their availability, their willingness to say yes.READ MORE
Whether or not you can join us for the National Gathering, we invite you into a movement of normal people moving with an anything-but-normal-God and carrying out the missionary heart of the Holy Spirit to put the church that Jesus loves closer to where the people Jesus loves actually are.READ MORE
Is it possible for large churches to have a transformative, localized neighborhood presence?
According to David Fitch, not only is it possible—it’s essential for large churches who want to have a significant missional impact in this generation.
We’re excited that Shaila Visser is joining the Fresh Expressions US National Gathering as a featured speaker!READ MORE
If you’re like me, the thought of sitting in training to hear about the latest fad makes your soul die a little.READ MORE
Luke Edwards says we can explore our communities with the same spiritual practices that deepen our understanding of God’s Word. He has adapted the practice of Lectio Divina as a tool for “reading” the neighborhood surrounding a church in a new, more prayerful way.READ MORE