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The Work of a MaD Convener.

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The Work of the Presbytery MaD Convener Eat, breathe, and sleep – thinking about being a missional church and urging people to develop a missional mindset. Share information – we are preparing a “canned” powerpoint and some cool videos Promote Fresh Expressions and Mission Shaped Ministry Courses. Take your Presbytery through the Five Habits. Promote […]

Mission Shaped Church – The book that started it all.

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In the late 1990’s the Church of England started to investigate its “Crisis of Infertility”. They recognised that they were facing their own demise. A research team was formed and they produced this book which was the precursor to the very exciting Fresh Expressions movement. This book is now freely available without copyright. Download it […]

Broad-cast Evangelism Course

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Introduction: Witnessing. Evangelism. Mission. Sharing our Faith. Discipling. Telling others…. Whatever word or phrase we use to describe the process of telling others about our Christian faith, the truth is that we often feel overwhelmed and fearful about it. In this short course we’re going to look at what is involved in sharing our faith. […]

Missional Church Definition

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We were requested by General Assembly to supply a definition of a Missional Church. Here is the definition we’ve proposed: What is a Missional Church? A Missional Church is a sent Church, which understands its primary work as witnessing to Christ and serving God in the world. A Missional Church is shaped by God for […]