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

Community Chaplain Services

In England this last Saturday I met Dusan Uzelac who is equipping community chaplains to connect with and support their neighborhoods. As Dusan says, ‘Everyone knows what a chaplain is – and they are respected!’ They work in pairs, wear a badge with name and contact details identifying their church plant. Assigned a small territory,… Continue reading

Churches of the People!

Many Christians are opting for simpler forms of church – as they take faith to their friends and families, they are taking church home, out in the forest, beside a lake, or into a cafe! There they eat, pray, encourage, read the Bible, discuss, apply faith to life, share the Lord’s Supper, lead friends to… Continue reading

Simple Church Website

Check out for ideas on simple church – and there is also a page on small groups that is very helpful. While the material on simple church is designed specifically for Adventists, others will also find this an excellent resource.