Faithroots Urban Church planting -how can you partner with us?

My primary focus at the moment is encouraging people to get involved in urban church planting here in the West Midlands.  There is a harvest field here, desperate for workers.  We want to see the Gospel reaching our estates and inner cities.  Is this something that you could partner with us on? There are three… Continue reading Faithroots Urban Church planting -how can you partner with us?

The cost of living crisis -the growing storm and what it means for supporting planters and revitalisers

I’ve written a little bit recently about The Cost of Living Crisis.  I must admit that evangelical engagement with the topic seems a bit understated still.  This is reflected in the fact that very few of us do seem to be talking about it. When we do talk about it, it gets nowhere the same… Continue reading The cost of living crisis -the growing storm and what it means for supporting planters and revitalisers

Another approach to financial support for urban mission

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Continuing my thoughts on financial support for Gospel ministry, I agree with those who feel that the current system is skewed towards unhealthy patronage and further that it means that finances don’t reach the places where they are most needed. There have been some conversations about the possibility of doing more to get funding redistributed… Continue reading Another approach to financial support for urban mission

Money Talks

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This guest post on Steve Kneale’s blog has generated plenty of further discussion among those with a particular concern for Gospel ministry into working class and urban contexts.  THs has highlighted that as well as passionate concern for the Gospel to go out to unreached areas, there is understandably disagreement at times about how we… Continue reading Money Talks

40*40 The cost of urban mission

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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 up… Continue reading 40*40 The cost of urban mission

Urban planting needs generous partnerships

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I’ve written a couple of articles in the last few days about some changes I think we need to our thinking and approach if we are seriously about mission and church planting into urban Britain. Here’s my third article in the series. This level of partnership is going to take a significant level of mission.… Continue reading Urban planting needs generous partnerships