My favorite Christian authors – Terry Virgo

For more information on Terry Virgo, the leader of newfrontiers follow this link where I have collected a wealth of links from around the web or read my interview with Terry Virgo. Terry Virgo is a great hero of mine. I have been priviledged enough to meet him, and unlike many of our modern day Christian leaders he is incredibly humble and approachable. Having founded a network of newfrontiers churches that spans the globe he continues to be full of faith about the church.His autobiography, no … [Read more...]

Listen to newfrontiers Leadership 2004 training

You can now listen to audio sermons from newfrontiers Leadership 2004 conference. Newfrontiers is a worldwide family of churches together on a mission. Some of these messages are really very important to listen to. I would especially commend the Tery Virgo sessions where he speaks on David and Saul. I owe so much to this family of churches which I am thrilled to be a part of. … [Read more...]

Reformed charismatics do exist

Further proof that such a creature exists if you needed it could be found in the talk I listened to this morning by Terry Virgo given at the recent Leaders conference in Brighton. Sadly I missed the conference as I was looking after the children so my wife could go.Anyway, his comments included the following which stood out to me....When speaking of Gods choice of specific people to be saved and have specific roles he made the point that whilst Golliath had said 'Choose a man for yourselves' … [Read more...]

Are the 'New Church' streams stagnating?

In common with the not so 'New' Labour, I guess many people must be ruing the use of the word 'new' in connection with church. For many within what is still called the 'New Church movement' -even though it started some 40 years ago- it would seem that the wind is going out of the sails.An article I came accross recently on the Christianity + Renewal magazine stated "John Finney, Chairman of Lee Abbey and former Anglican Bishop of Pontefract, who, in his book, The Fading Splendour, (DLT 2000 … [Read more...]

Songs of praise with a difference!

Songs Of Praise on BBC 1 gets the newfrontiers treatment on Sunday 5th October. Simon Virgo will be interviewed with comments from Terry and Wendy. The BBC wanted to do a programme featuring 'Prodigals' and Simon agreed to appear on the show to tell his story. This programme may show church in a rather different light to what you have experienced before! … [Read more...]

1000 UK churches face closure

Meanwhile Newfrontiers the worldwide family of churches of which I am a part has been challenged to 'Dare to believe ' believe him for a 1000 churches to be planted throughout this whole nation through this movement'The traditional church is closing churches. New groupings of churches are opening them. The face of the UK church is changing and will never be the same again. … [Read more...]