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Nine lessons for a mixed economy church

Bishop Steven Croft was for a season the director of Fresh Expressions and did a wonderful job. He was recently presenting to some churches in Germany exploring fresh expressions of church. He has posted his talk

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Jesus is my bulldozer

I have written a piece Jesus is my bulldozer! for fresh expressions. It’s a reflection on the recent Missio Africanus day which was at CMS.

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Falling between the cracks

First year Luke Larner has an opinion [tempting to end the sentence there 😉 ] piece on the fresh expressions web site falling between the cracks. Go and read and leave a comment.

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Reimagining church with young people

Steve Leach has an article in this month’s Youthwork magazine on reimagining church with young people. Steve is a pioneer in Winchester training with us at CMS. I loved it – really great provocative piece…

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CMS to host Thames Valley MSM Course

For several years now, Fresh Expressions have been enabling the popular Mission Shaped Ministry Course to be accessed by people across the country.  It’s exciting to announce that the course is now going to land in

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Pioneer Hub Day coming up

Over the past four years we’ve been developing a Hub of Pioneers around the South as part of our work with Dioceses and Methodist Circuits from around the area. On Tuesday 10 March we’ll be hosting

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The Upper Room Receive a Bishop’s Mission Order

Kim Hartshorne shares the latest in the Upper Room’s unexpected adventure: Last Friday evening we celebrated at the Upper Room as five people were baptised and/or confirmed from our community and Bishop Michael of Gloucester conferred

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Reflecting on Mission

I stumbled across an article by Graham Cray on not knowing the end at the beginning which i rather liked. It probably didn’t tell me a lot I didn’t know but there is so much anxiety in

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