• 0

What we used to define as “church” isn’t working anymore. Once-lauded methods for growing churches and discipling believers fail to get traction. The Church must find a new approach for a missionary era. Jesus gave his followers seven key practices: The Lord’s Supper Reconciliation Proclaiming the gospel Being with the “least of these” Being with […]

READ MORE
  • 0

You like the idea of fresh expressions. You’ve read a few books. You’ve discussed it at your church. But you’re still having trouble imagining what it could really look like. Fresh Expressions US Immersions are a three-day long, on-site experience where you will witness the power of fresh expressions to reach new people and develop a plan for your church to start new forms Christian Community.

READ MORE
Mitch Marcello

In ministry, I need to constantly be reminded of my “north star,” the reason for why I’m doing this work: to share the love of Jesus Christ. When I don’t remember this, these obstacles overwhelm me and I can start to go off course.

READ MORE
  • 0

What difference would it make for you as a leader and for your ministry if you KNEW you were being prayed for? If you knew that intercessors were in place to support the mission God has given you? Can intercession offer you something that will help propel you forward in mission? Does what you are […]

READ MORE
  • 0

April 1st, 2pmEST Take the first step in discovering how Fresh Expressions could work in YOUR Church! You are excited about Fresh Expressions, but you know that you can’t start a movement alone. We want to help you overcome the barriers that are standing in the way! In this webinar you will: Learn how to […]

READ MORE
  • 0

You’re invited to a picnic at the tree of life! Our story begins (Gen 2:9), rebegins (Gal 3:13), and continues eternally at the tree (Rev 22:2).     The tree reveals the heart of a dumpster-diving God, who doesn’t waste anything. In a culture obsessed with brand-spanking newness, God’s way of making new is resurrection. […]

READ MORE
  • 0

Luke Edwards is a Mission Strategist and Trainer with Fresh Expressions US. He is also the Pastor of King Street Church, a network of fresh expressions in Boone, NC. He is passionate about balancing tradition and innovation to create new forms of church for folks previously excluded from church. You can follow him on twitter at @lukesedwards or […]

READ MORE
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.

READ MORE
  • 0

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 […]

READ MORE
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 […]

READ MORE