NorthPoint Network Keeps Planting

Veteran planter Loren Pratt has been working in Melbourne’s northwest suburbs for many years. Using a combination of community involvement and Bible seminars, Loren and his associate pastor/planter Zoran Gajic, have also multiplied into Melton (west of Melbourne) – with worship services in the community Barn, where the first Melton Adventist Church launched 7 years… Continue reading

South England Simple Church Retreat

Members of five Adventist simple churches and community friends met for the first South England Simple Church retreat near Reading in Berkshire, 8-10 March. Each simple church is different – Simple Church Reading focuses on ministry in the workplace, Simple Church High Wycombe focuses on ministry to children, Simple Church Walthamstow focuses on reaching secular… Continue reading

NEWS 14 Mar 13

Hello Friends For the last two weeks Judy and I have been in Western Australia. As well as sharing in the annual Church Planters Summit (with Grant Morrison of the Move Network and Wayne Krause, planting Coordinator for Adventists in the South Pacific), I conducted mini-summits in Albany (400+ km south of Perth) and Kalgoorlie… Continue reading

NEWS 3 Dec 12

Hello Friends Church plants need regular experiences of refreshing. It could take the form of ’48 hours of prayer’, a special Agape meal (perhaps a Saturday or Sunday brunch, including the Lord’s supper), a local church planting conference – to equip teams to multiply, a Bible conference – to explore a book or special theme,… Continue reading

NEWS 14 Sept 12

Hello Friends A couple of weeks ago I had the opportunity of team-teaching simple forms of church with Milton Adams in France for a week. Through this process urban-missionaries are reaching out in their communities – making disciples of postmodern and secular people. Simple forms of church are reproducible – and biblical. Here are a… Continue reading

NEWS 2 Sept 12

Hello friends More than 400 have gathered for a Mission Conference In Bobbio Pellice – the destination of the Waldensian (Vaudois) people on this historic Glorious Return to their valleys from the shores of Lake Geneva in 1755. The Waldensians hid in these valleys from the armies of church and state. From the seclusion and… Continue reading

NEWS 15 June 12

Hello friends People are on the move. Even 50 years ago it would have been impossible to imagine the impact of these movements upon the religious profile of most global north countries (Europe, North America, Australia, New Zealand). These impacts include – Many church buildings and cathedrals in the global north are again filled with… Continue reading