Ian Adams co-founded mayBe, a fresh expression of church in Oxford. He also works for the Church Mission Society as a Missional Community Developer. So we thought he’d be the right chap to talk about how to start new forms of church.

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Cave, Refectory, Road: Monastic Rhythms for Contemporary Living


“I think it’s really important to live the story and to share it. The first thing people encounter when they meet us is the story in embodied form and we need to live it. We need, first of all, to be pilgrims ourselves – we need to be living the Jesus story ourselves.”

“I think it’s helpful to think of being missional as engaging in the flourishing and healing of all things, and that opens up all kinds of possibilities. It’s living authentically as human beings in our locality, doing our bit to make a difference for good.”


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