Luke Edwards

Criticism and innovation go hand in hand. Enjoy it. Let it sharpen you. Everyone doesn’t need to approve of your fresh expression. After all, if we wanted to do something that pleases everyone we could sell ice cream.

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All across the country, churches are closing. But some churches are thriving, and we want to give you a chance to learn from them directly.We’ve gathered four of the best examples we’ve seen for the Awakenings Gathering this March. Ancient Models in Modern Cities Community Dinners When it became clear that their traditional Pentecostal church […]

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Shannon Kiser

I have children in high school and college right now, and the relentless pursuit of measurable results is a constant pressure in their life as a student. They are measured, surveyed, tested, and graded to death. As a result, they have learned that filling in the right bubbles on standardized test sheets is the primary […]

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Kris Beckert

Does your church building tend to serve more as a cabin—a place for members to congregate—or as a shelter—a place to deploy people into mission?

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Your church wants to release pioneering leaders among you to start new things.

But great pioneers don’t just come out of nowhere.

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Luke Edwards

It meant a lot to me as a lay person to be in the Fresh Expressions training and feel like my ideas about starting something new were valid.

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Gannon Sims

If God’s marriage with his people Israel resulted in the possibility of outsiders finding life within God’s life, how might God use our own families to unite himself with those who are outside of our families?

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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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New Faces in the Movement! Fresh Expressions is excited to announce new team members and roles to support the growth of the ministry here in the United States.  In addition to several new mission strategists and trainers that will be working with churches and denominational families across the country, current team members are moving into […]

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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 replay will help you understand the challenge of being a leader, and raising up future leaders, in new and experimental […]

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