Posts Categorized: Church Life and Growth


  Tearfund is a Christian international aid and development agency, working globally to end poverty and injustice, and to restore dignity and hope in some of the world’s poorest communities. Tearfund operate in more than 50 countries around the world.  As well as being present in disaster situations and recovery through response teams, they speak… Read more »

The Bible Course

Whether you are just looking into the Christian faith or a long way in, this course provides tools and skills that help you read the Bible for yourself. The Bible Course is available both as a manual and DVD set – these can be ordered from their website.     This course has been reviewed… Read more »

Living God’s Love – Three Journeys – reflections

      It is hoped that time spent reflecting on the Three Journeys of Living God’s Love will lead to a place of waiting and listening to God, as you seek to develop the vision and direction for your church.      

Anglican Witness Facebook Group

  “The Anglican Witness Facebook Group  is already providing a really valuable resource for sharing stuff, so if you are a Facebooker, can I encourage you to join the group.  I know that some of you have!”  (message from Linda Jones – Church Growth Team Diocese of Liverpool) If you have any news stories which… Read more »

Mission Resourcing

“Mission Resourcing is about using our time, talent, energy and money for the Kingdom of God.” Materials recommended for help in the area of stewardship are: Giving in Grace is a unique programme developed by the Diocese of Liverpool.  The focus of Giving in Grace is our Christian responsibility to give generously and proportionately of… Read more »

Ministry of Healing Group

Recent activities of the Ministry of Healing Group include: Run annually a basic 6 week training course on the subject of Christian Healing Participation by the group in a regional Deliverance Minsitry Training Conference Joining Watford Town Centre’s Chaplaincy in ‘Praying in the Street’ Support and advice to ministers  

The Text This Week

  This site features a wide variety of resources based on the 3-year RCL cycle. ‘The Text This Week‘  intentionally includes a diverse variety of resources for scripture study, reflection and liturgy, and purposefully does not restrict resources to any particular theological/ideological position. You will find on the website conveniently-organized links to a treasure of… Read more »

Spot the Potential

  “Nothing could be more important for growing the church and transforming our society than developing Christian leaders of wisdom, skill and integrity – and no-one does that better than CPAS.” CPAS offer ‘Growing Leaders‘ courses to enable you to develop leaders at all levels within your church – the course packs provide all the… Read more »

The Big Bible Project

  The Big Bible Project looks to encourage increasing Biblical literacy in the Christian community, highlighting events, good news stories, digital stories, and explorations of the use of the Bible on-line and off-line. It arose within Biblefresh, a 2011 national initiative encouraging Christians to read and engage with their Bibles more (reading, training, translating and… Read more »

Lead Academy

Lead Academy is a dedicated, relationally based organisation set up to envision, equip and support church leaders Groups of leaders from similar ministry contexts join to create learning communities Leaders embark on a 2 year learning journey of sharing experiences, strategic planning and mutual accountability Many in church leadership today feel ill equipped and insufficiently… Read more »