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Jim Ailor: The City That We Love
21 Mar 2014
Recently I found myself singing under my breath the repetitive chorus of a popular song: “How am I going to be an optimist about this?” In the midst of my...
Dwayne Amos: Break Down the Wall
20 Mar 2014
I’m 26 years old and most of my friends want nothing to do with church. In their minds, they know what church is about and they want nothing to do...
5 Sacrifices I Made to Find a Fresh Expression of Church
Chris Morton | 14 Mar 2014
In 2009, I moved to Austin ready to give up my dreams of being a part of a fresh expression of church. I had given a few years to helping...
Chris Backert: Why You Should Come to the Fresh Expressions National Gathering
Chris Backert | 11 Mar 2014
Not long ago someone asked me why they should choose to come to the Fresh Expressions National Gathering over some of the other larger events related to the church and...
Dan Carlton: Think New Thoughts Dream New Dreams
Dan Carlton | 5 Mar 2014
My sense is that most churches started as fresh expressions of church. At least that is what they want to believe. They started a church in order to reach people for...
Michael Moynagh: Start with what you got
Michael Moynagh | 19 Feb 2014
I have been studying some of the entrepreneurship research to see what light it throws on pioneering fresh expressions of church. The University of Virginia’s Professor Saras Sarasvathy has caused...
Gannon Sims: Who’s Missing?
Gannon Sims | 23 Jan 2014
The Kingdom of heaven is like a treasure hidden in a field. Matthew 13:44 When we consider fresh expressions of church, images of the Kingdom propel our theory and practice....
Kris Beckert: Young Adult Fresh Expressions
Kris Beckert | 7 Jan 2014
“They’ll come back when they’re married with kids.” “Maybe if we have a contemporary service, we can get more young folks to come.” “If we don’t get more young people,...
Travis Collins: Wendy’s on Wednesdays
Travis Collins | 19 Dec 2013
A transvestite showed up one day and was welcomed, though he was not in the “target demographic.” A businessman sitting nearby overheard the conversation on another day and walked over to...
Kris Beckert: The Well
Kris Beckert | 3 Dec 2013
You will say in that day: I will give thanks to you, O Lord, for though you were angry with me, your anger turned away, and you comforted me. Surely...
Zach Hoag: Something Fresh
Zach Hoag | 21 Nov 2013
Recently, I came on staff with Fresh Expressions US in the area of social media management. And as my first foray into this work, I got to join the team...
Cindy Bolden: Love’s Risky Business
Cindy Bolden | 22 Oct 2013
I have many “loves” in my life. Persons, places, coffee, and sharing a good news word with others rank at the top of my “love list.” It’s no surprise that...
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