The mission of God is bigger than any one congregation, and our evangelistic efforts are for more than propping up a local church.
God’s Spirit is alive and well in present churches of all ages, shapes, and sizes. So Fresh Expressions is about new forms of church coming alongside existing congregations.
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Preaching and administering the sacrament can be an enhancement for contextual ministry, rather than a detriment. Read more from Travis Collins to learn about these opportunities.
Incarnation is not just a matter of tweaking our delivery method. It’s about planting new forms of church in bowling alleys, fitness centers, restaurants, etc.
Truly missional pastors are both missional and pastoral. And yet missional pastors understand that to be ingrown is to become flabby and weak as a congregation.
Jesus remains a popular figure in North America, but the same could not be said of the church’s reputation. Read more from Travis Collins as he shares both the problem and hope of the church’s future.
How should the church behave toward people who identify as part of the LGBTQ community? Travis Collins offers some suggestions.
Travis Collins teaches how to facilitate fresh expressions of the church.
Whether the church is growing or shrinking, there will always be some who are hurt, angered, or disappointed by it. But could there be fresh expressions, or non-traditional ways of imagining it, that could help restore people to God? Read more from Travis Collins today as he explains a new hope for local communities.