How We Gather is a website detailing research Harvard Divinity School (USA) did that uncovered a number of features of how millenials gather, with direct implications for the being and doing and leading of church now and into the future. It is well worth an explore!  Make sure to check out the reports the researchers…

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The struggles of our natural world can be easily forgotten as we grapple in the church with other concerns. But our planet is our home; we are integrally connected. Its suffering is and will be ours. In this powerful, poetic and prophetic lament telling the story of the albatrosses of Midway Island in the North…

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A New York Times Best Seller and award-winning book, What Do You Do With an Idea? is for anyone who’s ever had a big idea. This is the story of one brilliant idea and the child who helps to bring it into the world. As the child’s confidence grows, so does the idea itself. And…

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This movement in the UK has been going for a number of years now and continues to see innovative ideas for faith communities and initiatives being planted, grown, reviewed and seeded. This website takes you to urban and rural stories (see also https://www.ruralministries.org.uk), across a range of theological and cultural contexts, to wisdom from lessons…

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Snapshots in Mission 2018 The latest edition of Snapshots, a publication from KCML, considers the theme “Reimagining Home” from a number of angles, many of the articles suggesting innovation by returning to ingredients in our roots that offer fresh insight for the path ahead. View Snapshots in Mission PDF

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In 2017 Doug Gay delivered three Chalmers Lectures to the Church of Scotland, exploring their history and current crisis, and proposing structural change to enable the church to effectively navigate the future. You can search the lectures up online but they were then published as: Reforming the Kirk: The Future of the Church of Scotland.…

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Go to the edge Gain perspective See more clearly Seek light for a next direction For Presbyterians embedded in a local context with a heart for their community Who need a next step in mission clarified The Lighthouse Is a 48 hour set of steps That yields 2 pathways and 1 next step Unlike talkfests…

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This book by Steve Taylor, Built for Change, draws from six metaphors Paul speaks of in 1 Corinthians 3 and 4 as it speaks of building innovation teams: servant, gardener, builder, resource manager, fool, parent. It tells stories by way of examples, and explores Jesus as innovator.

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