Short stories

Partners in the Gospel

Church Planting Initiative has a close relationship with Partnership UK. Not only is it important to raise up leaders from within our own churches, we need to partner with other Christians to advance the gospel. John Jenkins and Andy Dykes work with CPI and Partnership looking for ways to foster growth and church health [...]

By | 2018-03-16T13:24:10+00:00 March 5th, 2018|Short stories|

A multi-cultural church in South London

Caleb and Adanesh Mathewos, originally from Ethiopia, have joined the Counties Evangelists Training Programme (ETP) and have also become network members of Church Planting Initiative. Caleb, who is the pastor of The Message of the Cross Evangelical Church in Kennington, London, has a heart to see a multi-cultural church in South London and beyond and [...]

By | 2017-12-03T16:04:59+00:00 December 1st, 2017|Short stories|

Meet the chairman of the cpi trustees

Giles Arnold has acted as a trustee of CPI for the last decade. He took over as chairman of the CPI trustees in 2015. Giles is a chartered surveyor and General Manager of Church Growth Trust, a role that uniquely combines his property management experience with his pastoral gifting and passion to see churches grow. [...]

By | 2017-12-03T16:04:40+00:00 November 17th, 2017|Short stories|

Friendship is the key to church in community

Developing friendship skills is the best and most effective way of reaching out with God’s love to our communities. It is through friendship that most new Christians are added to our church,” says Sam Gibson, GLO Mission Director (Ireland Hubs) and member of Crescent Church, Belfast. “We are a city-centre church located beside the [...]

By | 2017-12-03T16:02:21+00:00 June 23rd, 2017|Short stories|