Posts Categorized: Church Life and Growth

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 »

Ministry of Welcome – Course

  The aim of this course is to give you a basic foundation on which to build your own Ministry of Welcome team(s).  The course is completely stand-alone and suitable for an hour long session – may be after the main Sunday service or as an initial discussion session for a PCC away day.  

The Alpha Course

    Alpha is an opportunity for everyone to explore the Christian faith in a relaxed setting, over 10 thought-provoking weekly sessions, with a day or weekend away.   Over 2.5 million people in the UK and 15 million people worldwide have attended an Alpha Course, running in tens of thousands of churches of all… Read more »

Puzzling Questions

With the aim of providing a space for people to explore some of life’s deeper questions, discover spiritual issues that really concern them and connect with others who are on a spiritual journey, this course – Puzzling Questions – has been produced.  Sometimes described as a pre-Alpha course, some of the questions approached include: Why… Read more »


Foundations21 explores twelve key building blocks of the Christian faith – including prayer, the cross and mission – with a flexible blend of web-based study, group interaction and personal application. ‘For many years I had been looking for a course or resources that would help me to grow in my Christian discipleship, but because of… Read more »

Scripture Union

God has called Scripture Union to serve a world in great spiritual need.  Our long term vision, which inspires and motivates our mission, is for: every Christian to be engaging enthusiastically with the Bible and growing in their faith, every Church to be fully equipped to make disciples of children and young people, and every… Read more »

Parish Nursing Ministries UK

  We seek to encourage congregations to make the connections between faith and health, between healing and wholeness, between spiritual life and physical activities.  Not just for themselves, but for the people who live and work around them.   Parish Nurses have a professional background in health care and can help churches to make these… Read more »