Theological Training is not a mere hobby

Why am I passionate about what we are trying to do with the TrainBC bit of ActBC? Why am I excited about what we are doing with Union in developing a Learning Community in the Urban West Midlands? Why am I not yet satisfied that we are there yet?

The answer is within the phrase “the TrainBC bit of ActBC.” I’m passionate about training for Gospel ministry because it serves the purpose of Gospel ministry. We didn’t just get involved in training as a hobby. To be sure, I enjoy training and mentoring people but it’s not just for the intellectual pleasure. Continue reading


Thinking about Gospel Ministry training? -Start planning for 2018 now



We’re just about to start our first Union G-Dip programme in a couple of weeks’ time, so it may seem a bit strange to be talking about September 2018 or even 2019. Yet the reality is that now is just the right time to be thinking about Gospel Ministry training if it is likely to happen within the next two to three years. Continue reading