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Creative Outreach

The Hub spoke to Colette Bewley about Upper Reaches, a gathering of Christians who work in or near Temple Quay in Bristol. About 17,000 people work in Temple Quay, a business development in the centre of a triangle of floating harbour, dual carriageway and the busy Bristol railway station. Colette started the charity Upper [...]

By | 2018-06-30T11:54:09+00:00 June 30th, 2018|Feature stories, Uncategorised|

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|

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|