Urban Church Planting - Learnings from London
DATE: 11 October, 2017, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Reuben in his twenties came to understand the good news about Jesus Christ and it was his conviction that this message of salvation and hope was the best, and most important, news anyone could hear that led Reuben into Christian ministry. In 2002 he studied on the Cornhill Training Course and followed that with a pastoral internship at Capitol Hill Baptist Church in Washington D.C. After further study at Oak Hill Theological College he worked as an assistant pastor at Spicer Street Church in St Albans from where he moved with his family to Shepherd’s Bush to start Trinity West in 2011. Reuben is married to Louisa and they have four small children.
Richard is the Director of the Antioch Plan, the Co-Mission Pioneering Church Planting Initiative. He oversees the resourcing, training and support of a dozen church planters attempting to launch a diversity of plants across London. He's also the Senior Minister of Christ Church Balham (CCB), the church of which he was the founding planter in 2002. In the past five years he's overseen the launch of two congregations from CCB. He's been part of Co-Mission since it's formation over a decade ago. He trained at Oak Hill Theological College during which time he enjoyed a six month exchange at Moore Theological College, Sydney in 2001. He's married to Rosslyn who works part-time as a General Practitioner and full-time as a Mother, church planter's wife and so on! They have 4 children.
Craig is the Director of Coaching at Geneva Push and is responsible for training, equipping and supporting our network of coaches. Craig brings a wealth of church planting experience, having served as a student in a church plant in Mt Druitt, church planted for 11 years in the outer west of Sydney (Blacktown West Presbyterian Church) and then planted a new church in inner western Sydney (Drummoyne Presbyterian Church). He is married to Cathy and they will be church planting again in September 2017.