If church reformation and revolution are still required and you want to play a part in world history, you would be wise to get your own copy of Mike Reeves’ book, read and digest it and help fan the unquenchable flame into an even greater blaze.
David’s book will be a great encouragement to anybody pondering the possibility of starting a new church. Full of Biblically-based wisdom and practical insights, it is made more colourful by the inclusion of many testimonies from contemporary church planters who write honestly and instructively about their experiences.
This is the 1st message of a 3 part series that was recorded at the annual newfrontiers international leadership conference, Together On A Mission 2009 in Brighton.
Church planting, it has been observed, is the most effective form of evangelism. Some statisticians have done the sums and worked out that you get more individuals saved through church planting than from any other form of evangelism. Sadly, however, […]
Our extended visit to Australia has provided a great opportunity for first-hand contact with our church plants in this part of the world.
Bob and Mary Cheesman had spent the previous evening with us and stayed the night in our flat. We had been reminiscing about our early years together. Bob had led the Bermondsey church and was one of the early London-based pastors who associated with me before we ever called ourselves Newfrontiers.
Last week I commented in my blog about Bones’ terrific contribution to the Johannesburg conference. One point that he made very powerfully in his teaching on Paul in Corinth included a reference to Paul working alongside Aquila and Priscilla.
My first entry comes from South Africa, where I will soon be speaking at our Cape Town Together on a Mission. Simon Pettit, whose sudden death left such a massive gap, used to host a similar conference here under the title Joy In The City and I look forward to meeting with hundreds of friends from churches across the city.
Against the backdrop of advancing secularism and rampant atheism, we see churches closing on all sides, particularly in the West, where Christianity is often regarded as old hat, quaint and irrelevant. Strangely, at the same time it is evident that […]