Ann Marie Carley

Hey, you! Yes, you, Pastor and ministry leader who is trying to figure out this new normal. I see you! What you need to know is that these words have been rumbling around in my mind over the last several days, but finding enough time to write them down has been next to impossible. Like […]

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Jorge Acevedo and Michael Beck were recently featured on the Reclamation Podcast. Michael and Jorge share their thoughts on what it means to launch new communities to reach new people. Listen here: The Reclamation Podcast is designed to help busy people find good practices of life and faith.

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Ann Marie Carley

When you’re pioneering a Fresh Expression of church, people can’t necessarily see what is happening just below the surface.

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Kris Beckert

I remember my first few encounters with Fresh Expressions US, which seem so long ago—but not really… The first was a Vision Day I attended in Northern Virginia as a seminary student in 2012, and the second was the 2013 National Gathering, where I volunteered to do a live-blog each day for the website and […]

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Who is missing from your church leadership? Who are the women and men who God has called, but may not yet be leading? What would it look like for you to affirm, encourage and equip them to start a fresh expression of Church?

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Jon Davis

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.

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Ann Marie Carley

If you’re like me, the thought of sitting in training to hear about the latest fad makes your soul die a little.

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Michael Beck

Our unique position on the edge, “in but not of” opens many profound opportunities.

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Kris Beckert

1984 was an expectant year—but maybe not in the way you would think. Besides being the title of a popular novel and later film, this was the year that what is unofficially known as the “Bible of American pregnancy” was first published. Its title: What to Expect When You’re Expecting. In its past five printings […]

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Shannon Kiser

How many church committees have sat at tables in their buildings and strategized a grand plan for a fresh expression of church without ever connecting with the people outside their walls?

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