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The Resourcing Churches Blog

A blog discussing resourcing churches, what they are, how they function, how they are funded, and why they are being invested in.

Yes and no!

I love how Jesus carried a kind of context appropriate response with him into a variety of situations. Perhaps most famously in Matthew 12 Jesus responded to the disciples criticism of someone who was preaching the Kingdom of God without authorisation by commenting that "whoever is not against me...

Strategy strategy strategy

"If you don't know where you're going you will end up somewhere else" attributed to Canadian Laurence Peters underscores the importance of being intentional about the things we do and how we do them. Jesus set out his own intentionality right at the beginning of his ministry in Luke...

So what are we planning to do with the resourcing church investment?

Archbishop William Temple famously said '“The Church is the only institution that exists primarily for the benefit of those who are not its members". This kind of thinking is hugely challenging because the truth is (or at least in my case) that a lot of the decisions, the way...

Resourcing Churches: How have we got here.

I love the way that life takes us on unexpected twists and turns. There is a place near Ripon called Hackfall, we took a minibus full of children there earlier this summer, we walked and walked through woods, up steps, down steps, clambering and climbing, until suddenly a castle...

Prayer and Obedience: All part of the planning.

There are two things we need for the mission of God to be effective not just in the resourcing church world but across the church. We need prayerful people, and obedient people. Jesus used parables to highlight the way obedience to the purposes of God enables fruitfulness in the...

Hope through Growth (The resourcing church vision)

Jesus's friends must have loved walking along with Him, he was one of those people who said it as it was. “If you have seen me”, he said to his friend Philip in the Gospel of John, “then you have seen the Father (God).” In other words if we...