Apathy in the UK: do we care enough to tell others about Jesus?

How can we be bolder and more effective in sharing the gospel? Successful evangelists and BMS World Mission workers Ben Francis and Chris Duffett share their expertise. This article is from the new engage magazine by BMS world mission. When it comes to evangelism, Ben Francis and Chris Duffett know a thing or two. Ben … Continue reading Apathy in the UK: do we care enough to tell others about Jesus?

4 reasons why all ministers should have a sabbatical

I really love my job. I'm in my second week of a 3 month writing Sabbatical and I realise that perhaps I love my job a  bit too much. I'm going to miss what I do. Lots. I count it an immense privilege to do what I do it's an ache not doing it, which I guess has prompted me to write … Continue reading 4 reasons why all ministers should have a sabbatical

Pork pies, people of peace and going places you don’t expect 

A few hours spent in Melton Mowbray today and I'm reminded once again that being a follower of Jesus really   does mean going where he walks. I must be honest and confess that too often I do the walking and expect Jesus to go with me. Yes, before you send me concerned emails asking … Continue reading Pork pies, people of peace and going places you don’t expect 

Hunting the light

At our supper club/ prayer evening two friends gave me a hat. They thought I would like it as it said stuff about light on it. Being the founder of ‘The Light Project’ light references often come my way… as do the occasional light-bulb sales calls and emails from various factories and electrical fitters. Well, … Continue reading Hunting the light

Sharing Jesus in a pub and setting up a cafe: Two ways I am pioneering

As adviser for the Pioneer Collective I reckon that I can only advise out of what I do; advice without experience can become dry old theory. I must admit that I love being a practitioner and have always desired to be a bit of a front runner with the good news, looking for new ways … Continue reading Sharing Jesus in a pub and setting up a cafe: Two ways I am pioneering

Learn how to pioneer in the Eastern Baptist Association…

This week I taught the evangelism module for the mission shaped ministry course for the Ely and Bury St Edmund's diocese. The Eastern Baptist Association (EBA) have partnered with them as part of the training available for perspective pioneers; their part in the vision of the Pioneer Collective, to see 400 new Baptist pioneers over … Continue reading Learn how to pioneer in the Eastern Baptist Association…