Why would a church overstaff their ministry team? Mark Herbert says Long Crendon Baptist Church deliberately employ a large staff team to galvanise them for mission outside of their immediate context. Most recently it’s led to a church revitalisation in nearby Buckingham, as Mark explains.
Adrian Reynolds says books about spiritual battles are not in vogue any more – but they should be. That’s why he was so pleased to read a new book by Simon Vibert, which draws on some classic Christian titles to remind us of the Bible’s call to put on the whole armour of God.
The summer months are often a time for reading and reflecting. Adrian Reynolds is back from his summer break and has been dipping into a few books about Christian ministry. Here’s his review of 'No Silver Bullets' by Daniel Im.
FIEC is now a family of almost 600 churches across Great Britain. But as the Fellowship continues to grow, how can our Ministry Team support churches even more effectively? John Stevens outlines plans for the coming months.
It’s always a joy to hear from young church plants in the FIEC family. Ian Goodson brings us up to date with the progress and ongoing needs of Grace Church Wakefield, which has now been meeting as a church for three years.