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Is there a theology for pioneering?

Bishop Graham Cray has an article in IDEA magazine entitled Is there a theology for pioneering? which is well worth a read. He ends up saying Through the Holy Spirit, the Church is a pioneering missionary

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A Couple of Blessings

We have used both of these blessings at some point on the course this year… For leaders by John O Donahue: May you have the grace and wisdom to act kindly, learning to distinguish between what is

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Co-missioning Prayer

Mark Berry has started in his role as CMS Community Mission Facilitator. This is an exciting new appointment. Mark is very much a pioneer and teaches the pioneer ministry module for us on the course. He

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Letters Home…

Our friends and fellow travellers at the Sheffield Centre have started a new bulletin/journal called Letters Home. It’s a bulletin aimed at those like CMS who are in new communities or orders or sodalities (yes jargon

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Fresh!

Fresh is a new book written by Michael Volland, Andrew Roberts and David Goodhew. It’s an introduction to fresh expressions of church and pioneer ministry. and it does exactly what it says – it’s a very

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Greenbelt post free talks

Greenbelt has had lots of wonderful talks over the years. They have just shifted their policy it seems so that the last two years you have to buy but everything before that is free to download.

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Unintended Consequences – free ebook

Andrew Brims has just published a free ebook called unintended consequences. You can download a pdf here. It’s beautifully put together, and explores the consequences of the current way of doing church. The implication is that

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Pastor In The Park

Thanks to everyone who came in for last week’s open day. It was great to meet you and we hope you’ll join in with the training. Matt who is a second year student on the course

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Easter Story Exhibition

gav mart has only been in post as a methodist venture fx pioneer for a couple of months but has already spotted an available pub/hotel in the centre of colwyn bay, raised funds to lease it

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Some Holiday Reading?!

anvil is an evangelical anglican journal of theology and mission that has been revamped and made digital and free and at CMS we are very much seeing it as a mission journal into the future. The

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