• Terry and Margaret

    Church Planters - Wolverhampton

  • Matt & Claire

    Church Planters - Birchfield

  • Andy

    Church Planter - West Midlands

Stories – real people, real life

Stories – real people, real life 2017-11-09T10:35:51+00:00

Featured Stories

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Disciples making disciples who plant churches

As CPI works with church planters across the UK, we’ve found relationships between church planters are one of the most valuable areas of support for those in this ministry. We spoke to Stan Strunc [...]

  • Jordan outside Chemistry Cafe

Mentoring Young Planters

CPI is pleased to welcome Jordan Armstrong to the network Jordan is a member of Church in the Community in Brierley Hill near Stourbridge. He and Andy Hodson share a vision to plant a [...]

  • Martin & Angie Korchinsky

Top ten tips for urban outreach

Martin Korchinsky, a Counties evangelist and CPI planter in Brinnington, a priority 1 council estate in Stockport, South Manchester. The Hub asked him to share some of his strategies for effective urban outreach. Martin [...]

Good news in any language

Many church plants in urban areas focus on serving a community with people from all over the world. David Williams is the pastor at Partnership church, Bearwood Chapel, Smethwick.  He also hosts the CPI [...]

  • Tim and Tammy

A bbq with Nine nations

Tim and Tammy Aho came to the UK from the USA in 1994 with Christian Ministry Fellowship International. They lead the Midlands Urban hub. The Hub spoke to them about their latest adventure, Companions [...]

  • Andy Hodson

Meet The Man Who Keeps Planting Churches

Father of three Andy Hodson knows a thing or two about church plants – having helped to establish five communities in the past 12 years. Andy, a Counties evangelist and an elder at Church [...]

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Short Stories

  • Caleb and Adanesh Mathewos

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 [...]

  • Giles Arnold - Chairman of the trustees

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 [...]

  • Eden bus

Gospel in the driving seat

A bus packed full of the latest gadgets for young people is helping Counties Cardiff evangelist Mike Thomas reach out to challenging city schools and estates in Cardiff and communities across South Wales. The [...]

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 [...]

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