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.
Trust in the Church
The Charity Awareness Monitor includes a regular module on trust in public bodies and institutions. How is the Church perceived?
Lifting the Lid
Livability has launched a new, free church Bible study resource regarding mental health. ‘Lifting the Lid’ helps churches engage with the mental health challenges faced by those in their communities.
Faith in Research conference 2018 - Birmingham
@Novotel Hotel 70 Broad Street Birmingham B1 2HT
Insights from keynote speakers: Rt Rev Dr Nigel Peyton, ("More or less the same? Church of England Parish Clergy in the 21st Century") and Heather Buckingham, Church Urban Fund ("Church in Action: A National Survey of Church-based Social Action"). You will also be able to attend two of four breakout sessions which will tackle: Wellbeing, Cultural trends and the church, Chaplaincy, Society and congregations.
God in the Marketplace - Sunderland
@Hope Spring Centre, Manor Road, Sunderland, NE37 3BD
The Ekklesia, Jesus’ church, was never meant to resemble a POW camp but a world changing army on the march. The Gates of Hades are deeply entrenched in our cities but so is the church, which in most nations has a branch in every city and a representative in every neighbourhood. This conference will show you how to be Jesus’ Ekklesia in order to overcome those gates in your personal life, in your family and in your sphere of influence and see your cities and nations transformed.
Imagine Church Day - Southport
@Lakeside Church, Fairway, Southport, PR9 0LA
Exploring a Culture of Discipleship and Mission. The LICC Imagine team share what they’ve learnt about how to create a whole-life disciple-making church. For church leaders and leadership teams. Exploring the biblical vision and the practical principles and process learnt in work with churches of different sizes and denoms across the UK and a framework for moving forward. What are the implications for leaders and leadership teams who want to create a missional disciple making community?
Churches that Change Communities 2018 - Wimbledon
@Everyday Church, 30 Queen's Rd, Wimbledon, London SW19 8LR
We still have some way to go until we can truly say we have built churches where the poorest and most vulnerable are not only welcomed, but fully included and involved. This national conference, now in its eighth year, will envision, equip and encourage you to increase your impact on those around you and build churches where people from all backgrounds and social situations worship, lead and serve together.
Everything Conference 2018 - London
@St. Mary's Church, Marylebone W1H 1PQ
Christian mission often focuses on spiritual and social renewal but what about cultural renewal? What part should that play and how should we go about it?
This Conference which is open to all who want to be equipped to use the resources they have to create a better world. There will also be opportunities for worship and prayer and we will hear from our special guests who are all working for cultural renewal in different sectors of society and will equip and inspire us to do the same