NEWS 15 June 06

Dear Church Planters      Some weeks have passed since you received the last NEWS.  During these weeks I have visited new church plants in Jordan and Lebanon; spent a week with pastors and planters in Hungary; experienced the commitment of 12 church planting teams in the Netherlands; shared 3 days of learning (at Kings Park, Northampton)… Continue reading

NEWS 09 July 05

Dear Church Planters      In just two weeks time almost 600 church planters from across Europe will meet at Friedensau for inspiration and the X-Change of ideas to reach lost postmoderns for Jesus.  The week after that (1-7 August) about 200 church planters will meet in Budapest for another X-Change for planters from central, east and… Continue reading

NEWS 18 July 05

Dear Church Planters,      This is a call to prayer.  Church planters need special prayer – for they are on the cutting edge for God.  Revitalizing and planting new churches to reach lost people always stirs opposition – for this is a spiritual work.  There are those who will call church planting the ‘latest fad’ –… Continue reading

NEWS 05 Sept 05

Dear Church Planters,      It has been a busy summer.  300 (mostly young) people attended ‘Prosess’ (Norway – 21-24 July) – for 4 days of inspiration and challenge.  The idea is to model cutting edge ministry ideas – and what church could be in the twenty-first century.  It was a privilege to join such a committed… Continue reading

NEWS 31 Oct 05

Hello Church Planters,      You will be really encouraged by the stories and ideas in this NEWS.  A few weeks ago re:vive (Grantham church plant) conducted re:charge meetings.  In this NEWS you will read of one their friends (who has recently come to know Jesus) – sharing her journey.  "It was an amazing afternoon… Continue reading

NEWS 17 Nov 05

Church Planters, Sometimes we must create opportunities to introduce friends to Jesus. At other times the media and life events provide 'natural' openings. How are your small groups and church plants preparing and responding to the following opportunities? – Are you relating to desperate families? National Parenting Weeks – and the popularity of television programs… Continue reading

NEWS 19 Dec 05

Hello church planters,      A week ago (10 Dec) I spent a Saturday with Wayne Krause and Central Coast Community Church. It was an exciting day – observing the continuing journey of this community church that first went public in April 1999. As well as Bible classes, contemporary worship and Kids Church – there… Continue reading