Another way to help the urban church – use your retirement

Are you planning for your retirement? What does that retirement look like. For some people it will mean staying put and increased opportunities to serve in their home church. For others, the dream may be of a move to somewhere new to enjoy a well earned change of scenery. Some may even be looking at a place in  a retirement village. Continue reading

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What are we doing to help encourage and support urban mission?

In the last post I mentioned two ways in which churches and individuals in wealthier parts of the country could support urban ministry in needy areas. Continue reading

ActBC – How can you help? – Pray for us

ActBC is about encouraging gospel work in needy urban areas starting here in the West Midlands.  We are encouraged by the passion we see for Gospel ministry and church planting in our country but are also concerned that not enough is happening to reach inner city and council estate communities. Continue reading

ActBC How can you help?

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Over the past few years we’ve been working to encourage Gospel outreach into one of the UK’s needy urban areas. Here in the West Midlands there is a great need for healthy gospel churches particularly in the Black Country, Sandwell and West Birmingham area. Continue reading

Urban mission lessons from the Acts Mission to the Gentiles

This is one of those “What if? Thought exercises” so disclaimers include that it doesnt come with tight exegesis, I am not saying this is how to apply Acts 8-15 and I am not proposing this as a definite strategy. However, our Union Learning Community were discussing how the Gentiles were included in the church and it got me thinking about what this might look like in terms of contemporary urban mission. Continue reading