Local pioneer advocates are ‘key people for the future of the church’ [Dave Male]. This is a significant affirmation for those of us who labour within parochial settings. In undertaking the role of pioneer advocacy, parish priests have a huge part to play in shaping the future of Christian mission.
/ Pioneer Hub
BY HILARY AND HOSTEN GARRAWAY The first pioneering course at St Cedd’s Centre for Pioneer Mission (in the Diocese of Chelmsford) is drawing to a close and as part of this course we had a resource
This month, Helen Harwood talks to Paul Bradbury, the pioneer hub coordinator for the South Central Regional Training Partnership HH: Can you start by telling us a bit about your role as Regional Training Partnership hub coordinator?
In the desire for church renewal and a reversal of decline, much attention is being given to churches which are big. In the field of church planting there seems to be a disproportionate amount of interest
My book, Stepping into Grace, is a series of reflections on the book of Jonah and on the experience of pioneer ministry. It explored themes of ambition, vocation, mission spirituality, leadership and discernment. Phil Potter generously