Money invested in the Pioneer Collective

Here’s how the Baptist Times reported how I’m playing my part to see 400 new Baptist Pioneers over the next 5 years. Duffett boost for Pioneer Collective Baptists Together and BMS World Mission back the Pioneer Collective vision with three years of financial support which will enable regular direct involvement from Chris Duffett After the launch of…

The lost spiritual discipline of simplicity.

I have just dropped off at the train station 2 of the most adventurous people I know. They go on walks. At months at a time. Covering thousands of miles. As they walk they meet people, share good news and see what happens. On some of their walks they wait to be invited into people’s homes….

Rain in Glasgow stops play, but…

I’m sitting here in Glasgow waiting for my plane having spent the day with the delightful Baptist Union of Scotland team. It was a day where I could share my heart with them through poetry, story telling and the arts. The goal was to encourage the team to be more-so missional, and in so doing…

Pioneering…

The word that has characterised these past five days for me is ‘pioneering.’ It’s this very subject that has taken me to England, Wales and Scotland to teach and show by example simple ways of how to meet strangers, who may become friends who hopefully will become disciples. Part of this focus is due to…

What is a pioneer?

Last week a small bunch of us launched ‘the pioneer collective.’ A vision to see 400 new baptist pioneers over the next 5 years. Pioneers go to where church isn’t, do what Jesus did and see what happens. This morning I’m catching up with the webinars that I missed last month on Pioneering hosted by…

Press release: The Pioneer Collective is launched!

Monday 9th December 2013 sees the launch of the Pioneer Collective. This new initiative seeks to identify and support 400 new Baptist pioneers over the next 5 years. Pioneers like Louise Frood who, after her own life-changing encounter with Jesus, wanted to share what she’d found with others: “About 4 years ago I started making…