4 million micro churches planted in less than 30 years
"We're having over a million baptisms reported, and around 150,000 simple churches started every year. And that's starting from a house church on our back porch. These churches are having babies. The longest I know, of since March 2013, is 38 generations.
Bible-based trauma healing
Trauma is part of the human experience in the broken world. How do people recover from trauma? Can the Bible help? What can the Church do? The Healing the Wounds of Trauma model can be used in any context.
Spending time with the neighbours in community, not to gauge their needs but to understand the talents. Hundreds of people now pass under the church's roof each week.
Navigating the asylum system
The Refugee Resource Centre for Churches (R2C2) was set up at the request of many Christian groups working with refugees in Britain, bringing together the expertise and experience of those involved in this vital work.
In the West, the church is less and less effective at reaching a changing world but many in the church continue to believe the church maintains a central role in the life of culture. Time to ReThink.
A call to Christians not to forget the rest of life and ask the question: ‘What should I be doing in my world to bring God’s redemptive love and power into it?’
Freed from Shame
Real-life stories from Christians struggling with various mental health issues and suggestions for churches and individuals supporting people.
Empty-handed ministers - 1
In stripping your team of their basic resources, Jesus is forcing you to rely completely on the local resources of those you visit due to your posture of dependence.
Life on the Breadline Workshop - Coventry
The Life on the Breadline team are pleased to announce a one-day workshop challenging and reflecting on the Church’s fourth mark of mission: “To transform unjust structures of society, to challenge violence of every kind and pursue peace and reconciliation” The participatory workshop will revolve around small group discussion of three questions that reflect on transforming unjust structures, with guest speakers and panellists (including Niall Cooper from Church Action on Poverty), and updates from the Life on the Breadline research team.