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Fresh Expressions of Church: The Missionary Holy Spirit Goes Ahead of Us

11/20/2015 — Eleventh and last in a series on the Fresh Expressions Movement in the Florida Conference and in United Methodism, and particularly in relation to the “Nones," the “Dones” and “The Spiritual, but Not Religious.”   In conversation with our team from Florida last summer, Bishop Graham Cray, one of the pioneers of Fresh Expressions, was in the midst of describing the existing church structures and cultural shifts in which ... READ MORE


More from Bishop Carter's Blog Series

  1. Fresh Expressions: A Movement Begins
  2. What Kind of Church Will They Inherit?
  3. New and Emerging Forms of Church
  4. From "Mixed Economy" to "Mixed Ecology" of Church
  5. Where We Actually Live and Gather: An Ordinary Sunday Morning
  6. Where We Actually Live and Gather: Networks and “Third Places”
  7. The Mission Field that Surrounds Us: Digging into the Data
  8. A Deeper Dive into Making Disciples: Sustaining Fresh Expressions of Church
  9. Discipleship as Spiritual Formation and Mentoring:  The Heart of Fresh Expressions of Church
  10. Fresh Expressions, United Methodism and "Saving the Institution"
  11. Fresh Expressions of Church: The Missionary Holy Spirit Goes Ahead of Us


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"Aromas of stew, chicken and yellow rice and chili. Sounds of hammers, saws, stacking lumber and laughter while renovating a bath house. Sights of low income, makeshift campers. This is the church..." Click Here to Read More


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