NEWS 20 Mar 13

Hello planters Here are more stories – for ideas and inspiration. Some are complex plants, some simple. Although simple forms are not the only way forward, they are multiplying – easily reproducible and a great way to connect new people to Jesus Christ. I have therefore explored further qualities of The Simple Forms of New… Continue reading

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