Creative arts and media in mission and evangelism

My favourite module to teach at the college is Creative arts and media in mission and evangelism. It’s a gem of a module helping students work out that unless ‘good news is understood as good news it’s no news which is bad news.’ Here’s some paintings from our lecture block with lots of hand on … Continue reading Creative arts and media in mission and evangelism

Holy socks!

It's become part of 'what we do' for our students at every residential at The Light Project College. Every Sunday after lunch we send our students out with a gift to give away and yesterday each student received a pair of socks. The challenge to them was to carry the socks and look for someone … Continue reading Holy socks!

Soaking prayer, the gift of tongues, street evangelism, prophetic art and lectures.

My feet are up and the coffee's on. It's the day after a residential with The Light Project College and the diary is clear. It's been a busy 4 days lecturing and as co-principle I have the joy of hosting too. I can't think of a more fulfilling role and job to have. I get … Continue reading Soaking prayer, the gift of tongues, street evangelism, prophetic art and lectures.

A highlight in the year!

Once a year a small group of students graduate amongst hundreds of others in the beautiful Cathedral in Chester. They graduate in a Foundation Degree in Theology, Mission and Evangelism which we run as a partner of the University of Chester. It's an occasion rightly filled with pomp and ceremony to mark the hard work … Continue reading A highlight in the year!

Flat leadership structures, team and daring to do new things…

I am part of and co-lead a ministry that is changing. For nearly 20 years I have been involved with pioneering new projects to demonstrate the very good news of Jesus. Now, we're beginning to focus more on our training and ministry formation of evangelists and pioneers. The Light Project is led by co-workers and … Continue reading Flat leadership structures, team and daring to do new things…

What a team!

We had one of our training days for the chaplaincy team. A day to relax, pray, go for a walk and pray for one another too. The theme and prayer for the day was that as a city centre team we would have soft hearts, that we would reach people out of compassion and rather … Continue reading What a team!

Sometimes it’s hard sharing the joys of Christmas…

Today we had a short time of outreach in the market in Peterborough. As a small team we had lunch together at the market with the desire to then reach out and bless the market stall holders. Overall the response was fairly negative. No one seemed to want fruit or sweets and were quite suspicious … Continue reading Sometimes it’s hard sharing the joys of Christmas…