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Three Ways House Churches Solve Problems Everyone Has
Gannon Sims | 1 Sep 2022
House Churches are both a fresh and ancient method of living out the church. But they also address common difficulties churches and their members face. Difficulty #1: Finding Vocation in...
Five Easy Mistakes that will Slow Down your New Expression of Church (and How to Avoid Them)
Gannon Sims | 4 Jan 2022
Starting a new expression of church is difficult. It requires risk and might take longer than you think. Mistakes are inevitable but they also provide some of the greatest opportunities...
5 Important Realities Fresh Expressions Learn the Hard Way
Gannon Sims | 18 Jun 2021
In fresh expressions of church, careful attention should be made to ensure that our structures submit to the Spirit. But how we get there is an art form requiring attentiveness...
The Sacred Overlap : A Needed Simplexity for our Time
Gannon Sims | 3 Sep 2020
If you’re a frustrated Christian looking for a much-needed nudge to talk about the issues you’ve wished to talk about but didn’t think you could, The Sacred Overlap will prove to be a refreshingly hopeful companion.
Gannon Sims | 12 Jun 2020
We’re coming down to the ground There’s no better place to go We’ve got snow upon the mountains We’ve got rivers down below… -Peter Gabriel, Down to Earth Mixing it...
A Culture of Beauty Shaped by People of Peace
Gannon Sims | 22 May 2019
Eight years ago my wife and I were assessed as collegiate church planters. I was awarded a part time role with a start-up ministry called Fresh Expressions and we were...
Mission Possible: A Fresh Initiative That’s Giving Birth to Fresh Expressions of Church
Gannon Sims | 25 Feb 2019
If we extend our imaginations, fresh initiatives lead to movement. As projects create relationships and build community, spiritual questions arise that allow opportunity for those engaged to explore Christian discipleship.
3 Ways to Help Outsiders Experience Family
Gannon Sims | 30 Jan 2019
If God’s marriage with his people Israel resulted in the possibility of outsiders finding life within God’s life, how might God use our own families to unite himself with those who are outside of our families?
Living as Family in a Greenhouse
Gannon Sims | 19 Jun 2018
Starting a New Community? Follow the New Commandment. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. This sentence in John’s gospel is called the new commandment. It’s...
A Baptist, a Methodist, and an Episcopalian…
Gannon Sims | 8 Feb 2018
It sounds like the beginning of a joke, but it’s not. We’re pleased to announce the addition of three new mission partners representing three distinct regions and traditions: The American...
Here’s What You Missed at The Amore Conference
Gannon Sims | 27 Mar 2017
The Fresh Expressions movement is about putting the church Jesus loves closer to the people Jesus loves. We do this by working through the inherited church to expand its reach...
Millennials Got a Bad Deal. Now Here’s What They Need from Church.
Gannon Sims | 21 Dec 2016
I was told when I get older all my fears would shrink But now I’m insecure and I care what people think. Wish we could turn back time, to the...
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