Stories

Pioneering Conversations

“This gathering always ends up inspiring me for the year ahead.” This was the perspective of one delegate the the 2016 Conversations Day held at the Church Mission Society. Now […]

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Back to their roots

The Salvation Army Fresh Expressions returning the movement to it’s pioneering roots… “We have missional DNA,” reflects Andrew Vertigan (above)  on the Salvation Army’s FX work, “our roots are in […]

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Everything is connected

  Hannah Skinner, one of our team of writers, shares about her role and work in a team based in the heart of student-land in Manchester who are working out a […]

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Lets get social

You’ve probably heard of social media by now….? You know, it’s either addictive, destructive, empowering, dislocating or creating community – depending on what you read on what day! Whichever is […]

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The MSM Annual Gathering

Stories, inspiration and a time for shared learning Back in June, a bunch of folk involved in delivering MSM training across the UK met for their annual gathering – and […]

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Hopeful, Painful and Honest

As your roving Fresh Expressions (FX) explorer, ponderer and reporter-at-large, I consider myself a fairly clued-up cookie. I’ve seen enough FXs to know that each one is different, and that […]

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To everything there is a seson

‘Dying to Live’: Rural Fresh Expressions Gathering, 22nd-24th May. Seasons, cycles, rhythms and change. Hot topics in any Fresh Expressions (FX) chat – but arguably nowhere more starkly observed than […]

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Preparing new ground

What do housing estate builders and pioneer community workers have in common…? Well, after chatting with Sue Steer – who’s been in post at Lubbesthorpe, Leicester, since September 2016 – […]

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