Faithroots Urban Mission and Urban Training

As you know, our exact longer term future is rather up in the air. We’ve been taking time over the last couple of months to listen to options and will now be giving a lot of prayer as we seek discernment on where to follow up. We’ll hopefully be able to share a bit moreContinue reading “Faithroots Urban Mission and Urban Training”

New Horizons – next steps (Early 2021)

Here’s the next update for our plans. As you will know, I finish with Bearwood Chapel on the 31st December.  We have said that we are open to wherever God leads us and over the past few weeks that has led to some fascinating conversations. We have been challenged and encouraged to hear about bothContinue reading “New Horizons – next steps (Early 2021)”

40*40 The cost of urban mission

One of the things that Sarah and I have been considering is the possibility of pioneer church planting work. If we go for this option then we will need to be looking ourselves at the support and funding needed for this. At the same time, I have been committed to seeking to help raise upContinue reading “40*40 The cost of urban mission”

New Horizons update – the vision

Thank you to everyone who have been sharing with us your prayers, thoughts and good wishes as we seek the Lord’s will for our next steps after Bearwood. I wanted to give you a little update on how things seem to be developing in my mind.  Really, this is not about a new direction butContinue reading “New Horizons update – the vision”

New Horizons

Our time with Bearwood Chapel is coming to an end and I will complete my time with the church on the 31st December 2020.  You may be aware that due to severe financial constraints, the Chapel has had to make its staff team redundant. There is a reminder there of the constant challenges that evenContinue reading “New Horizons”

Reforming Theological Training

This is an article from my previous blog that I wanted to reschedule to keep focus on this priority People who know me well will know that I have a particular concern for encouraging good quality theologically training, especially when it comes to potential pastors and planters in urban contexts. To be clear, my ownContinue reading “Reforming Theological Training”