Video Contest Announced!

Posted by on Feb 7, 2013
Video Contest Announced!

You are invited to produce a 3 minute Canadian video that shows: a Fresh Expression of Church in your community, or a Church Plant Initiative, or an Innovative Ministry Initiative For ideas, check out the videos posted on this site. What to do: Shoot your video and edit it with voice over, music, transitions and […]

ChurchNext TV’s interview with John Bowen

Posted by on Aug 23, 2012
ChurchNext TV’s interview with John Bowen

John Bowen: Evangelism for Normal People  Sure, it’s a cheeky way of putting it – but Wycliffe College Evangelism Professor John Bowen has some very serious things to say about how Christians witness to their faith.  His helpful definition for evangelism is: ‘Under the guidance of the Holy Spirit, helping people take steps toward discipleship.’ […]

Is it possible to wait too long?

Posted by on May 2, 2012

We asked Dave Male: Is it possible to wait too long? Length: 1 minute, 24 seconds Watch for a new question posted each week, or view the entire interview here.

Is there hope for the future?

Posted by on Apr 25, 2012

We asked Dave Male: Is there hope for the future? Length: 2 minutes Watch for a new question posted each week, or view the entire interview here.

What is Christian love?

Posted by on Apr 18, 2012

We asked Dave Male: What is Christian love? Length: 1 minute, 43 seconds Watch for a new question posted each week, or view the entire interview here.

How do we form community outside the church walls?

Posted by on Apr 11, 2012

We asked Dave Male: How do we form community outside the church walls? Length: 1 minute, 27 seconds Watch for a new question posted each week, or view the entire interview here.

How are new Christian communities formed?

Posted by on Apr 4, 2012

We asked Dave Male: How are new Christian communities formed? Length: 1 minute, 27 seconds Watch for a new question posted each week, or view the entire interview here.

The Table, Victoria, BC

Posted by on Apr 3, 2012

Watch an excellent interview with Pioneer Church Planter Josh Wilton of The Table, produced by The Going Home Show. Hope you like it!

How soon do we start public worship…

Posted by on Mar 28, 2012

We asked Dave Male: How soon do we start public worship… Length: 1 minute, 37 seconds Watch for a new question posted each week, or view the entire interview here.

What is Church?

Posted by on Mar 21, 2012

We asked Dave Male: What is Church? Length: 1 minute, 33 seconds Watch for a new question posted each week, or view the entire interview here.

We would like to start something new…

Posted by on Mar 14, 2012

We asked Dave Male: We would like to start something new… Length: 1 minute, 30 seconds Watch for a new question posted each week, or view the entire interview here.

What led you to start the Net?

Posted by on Mar 7, 2012

We asked Dave Male: What led you to start the Net? Length: 2 minutes, 53 seconds Watch for a new question posted each week, or view the entire interview here.

What is a Pioneer?

Posted by on Feb 29, 2012

We asked Dave Male What is a Pioneer? Length: 54 seconds Watch for a new question posted each week, or view the entire interview here.

An Interview with Dave Male

Posted by on Feb 21, 2012

We asked Dave Male a few questions: What is a Pioneer? Length: 54 seconds What led you to start the Net? Length: 2 minutes, 53 seconds We would like to start something new… Length: 1 minute, 30 seconds What is Church? Length: 1 minute, 33 seconds How soon do we start public worship… Length: 1 […]

What expectations should we have about permanency for these “fresh expressions of church”?

Posted by on Nov 24, 2011

We asked Steve Croft:

What expectations should we have about permanency for these “fresh expressions of church”?

What kind of training is required?

Posted by on Nov 17, 2011

We asked Steve Croft:

What king of training is required?

What kind of person does it take to start a fresh expression of church?

Posted by on Nov 10, 2011

We asked Steve Croft:

What kind of person does it take to start a fresh expression of church?

If I am the Rector of a parish, do I have to do all this myself?

Posted by on Nov 3, 2011

asked Steve Croft:

If I am the Rector of a parish, do I have to do all this myself?

Sometimes it feels as if we are “lost in a fog.” How do we find our way?

Posted by on Oct 20, 2011

We asked Steve Croft:

Sometimes it feels as if we are “lost in a fog.” How do we find our way?

What kind of leadership is required?

Posted by on Oct 13, 2011

We asked Steve Croft:

What kind of leadership is required?

For Canadians, this all seems very new. What advice do you have for us?

Posted by on Oct 6, 2011

We asked Steve Croft:

For Canadians, this all seems very new. What advice do you have for us?

In the Church of England today, where is the growth?

Posted by on Sep 29, 2011

We asked Steve Croft:

In the Church of England today, where is the growth?

With all this talk of “fresh expressions” isn’t it easy for those of us in “not-quite-as-fresh-as-we-used-to-be” churches to feel left out?

Posted by on Sep 22, 2011

We asked Steve Croft:

With all this talk of “fresh expressions” isn’t it easy for those of us in “not-quite-as-fresh-as-we-used-to-be” churches to feel left out?

In what sense is it right to call these “fresh expressions”, churches?

Posted by on Sep 15, 2011

We asked Steve Croft:

In what sense is it right to call these “fresh expressions”, churches?

What exactly is a “fresh expression of church”?

Posted by on Sep 8, 2011

We asked Steve Croft:

What exactly is a “fresh expression of church”?

"msm has challenged me…" msm Canada student

Posted by on Apr 18, 2011

A new video shot recently by Andy & Sue  Kalbfleisch, has Graham McCaffrey (a student on the msm Canada course) explaining what the course has meant to him. Watch it here. To find out more the Mission Shaped Ministry (msm) course, click here.

interview with VCP speaker

Posted by on Mar 13, 2011

The Diocese of Edmonton’s Thomas Brauer shot this video of his interview with Bishop Steven Croft, who will be a speaker who will be a speaker at both Vital Church Planting West & Easy conferences this May.

A Brazilian fresh expression of church?

Posted by on Feb 16, 2011

Bishop George Bruce of the Diocese of Ontario tells about a surprising visit to a unique expression of church in the Diocese of  South Western Brazil. click here to view video.

what will mission-shaped churches look like where you live?

Posted by on Jan 17, 2011

Click here to see Bishop of Ontario, George Bruce, talking about what he thinks mission-shaped churches will look like in Eastern Ontario. Shot and edited by Joan Daniel Lillo, November 2010

New Fresh Expressions Canada Video: Cameron House

Posted by on Jun 25, 2010

A Fresh Expression of Church at Cameron House, a women’s shelter in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada in partnership with the Rural Outreach Committee and Faithworks, Anglican Diocese of Toronto.

Skater Church, Perth Ontario

Posted by on May 5, 2010

St. James Anglican Church’s new ministry ‘Skater Church’ meets twice weekly in the church hall with over 60 participants comprising children and youth.  Check out the new video here!

Meet the Jeremiah Community

Posted by on Oct 17, 2009

This introduction to a new monastic, missional community in Toronto’s west end was posted at the Anglican Church of Canada’s Ministry Matters web site. Meet the Jeremiah Community from Anglican Church of Canada on Vimeo. Jeremiah Community members, in order of appearance: The Rev. Lance Dixon, team leader Meagan Crosby-Shearer, pilgrim/spiritual care Rob Crosby-Shearer, director of […]

Interview with Bishop Graham Cray

Posted by on Oct 17, 2009

In May of this year, Canadian filmakers Bill Kinnon & Imbi Medri shot an interview between Bishop Graham Cray and the Revd Annette Brownlee, discussing the Fresh Expressions Initiative. In a wide ranging conversation filmed at Wycliffe College, Toronto,, Bishop Cray gives an overview of the initiative, as well as describing Anglo Catholic and Evangelical […]

New Video Profile of Church on Tap

Posted by on Aug 17, 2009

Sue and Andy Kalbleisch created this new video about Church on Tap, a Pub Church in Southern Ontario: Great work!

Bishop Michael Bird Endorses Fresh Expressions

Posted by on Apr 27, 2009

The Bishop of Niagara’s video endorsement of Fresh Expressions is no longer available from the Niagara web site.  Howver, Bishop Bird said, “Iwant to invite you to particpate with me in the Fresh Expressions Vision Day…I look forward to seeing you then”

Bishop George Bruce endorses Fresh Expressions of Church

Posted by on Mar 11, 2009

I’m delighted we’re having the Vision Day, and I encourage folks to come and listen and hear, because what Fresh Expressions does, is it reaches out to those who are unchurched and dechurched, and it reaches out to them where they are.

Church Planting in the Diocese of Virginia

Posted by on Mar 7, 2007

This video is available for a donation. Purchase a copy for any donation, plus $1 Shipping: [quickshop:Virginia Planting Video:price:0:shipping:1:end] After adding to your cart, please use the “How to Support” link on the left to make a donation to the Institute. This 30-minute video tells the story of a diocese that has taken great strides […]