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Here’s some reading material if you interested in learning more about fresh expressions of, or new ways of being Church.

The ‘Regenerating the Church’ strategy

This is the strategy for the Port Phillip West Presbytery, Uniting Church in Australia. Download here.

Getting started with fresh expressions (Fresh Expressions channel)

Messy Church

Messy Church: Fresh Ideas for Building a Christ-Centred Community (Moore, L) This is a website about the idea of and resources for Messy Church.

Making Disciples in Messy Church (Moore, P)

Some articles

What in the world is the missional church?

Mission Shape Church summary

What makes a church missional

What is a missional Church

Mike Breen on why discipleship matters

Fresh Expressions of church

Fresh Expressions Report 2014

NCLS Generational Approach to church

Books for digging deeper  

Launching Missional Communities: A Field Guide. (Mike Breen) Click here for free excerpt download and description.

Ancient Faith, Future Mission: Fresh Expressions and the Kingdom of God (Cray, Mobsby and Kennedy) See description 

The Witness of God: The Trinity,Missio Dei, Karl Barth and the Nature of Christian Community (John Flett) See review here!

The Shaping of Things to Come (Frost, M, Hirsh, A) See description and review

The Forgotten Ways: Reactivating the Missional Church (Hirsh, A) Description and review

Coaching for Missional Leadership (Hopkins, B, Hedley, F)

Pioneers 4 Life (David Male) Download book here.

Church Planting: Past, Present and Future (Ling, G and Murray, S)

Being Church, Doing Life (Moynagh, M) Link includes book description.

Sentness: Six Postures of Missional Christians (Hammond, K, Cronshaw, D) See clip on this book

Church Unplugged (Male, David) Dave’s reflections on the book.

Transforming Mission (Bosch, D) Review and reflections on the book.

Missional Church (Guder, D) 51eDwfB0YPL._SL500_AA300_ Church for Every Context: An introduction to theology and practice (Moynagh, M)

Sites of interest

htps:// (Fresh Expressions channel)