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Announcing Expedition Church Planting and Revitalisation Programme

Expedition is now open for applications. Apply here.  When westerners first began to climb Everest, from the 1950s until the early 1980s, just a handful of people every year would make it to the summit. They were the world’s greatest climbers – people who were uniquely capable of functioning at high altitudes and in extreme … Read more …

It’s amazing who you might meet at a wedding

By Jen Charteris Most of the weddings I get to attend are those of people in our local church family, which means I usually know a high proportion of the guests when I go to a wedding, and part of the fun is seeing everyone scrubbed up and looking their best.  But recently we attended … Read more …

Winter conference bookings now open

Update: fully booked! We are pleased to announce that bookings are now open for Theology for Life: a three day annual conference for both experienced Christian leaders and those training for ministry. The goal of Crosslands’ Winter Conference is to develop firm foundations together and re-invigorate our understanding in core theological themes. We’ll explore how … Read more …

The Great Escape

Tim Lock is one our Crosslands Seminary students, a pastor in North London, and a dad of 3. He writes here about how his new children’s book The Great Escape came about partly as a result of a Crosslands residential project.  As a church leader, I’m so grateful for Crosslands and all the ways it … Read more …

Communion with God

I wonder how you react to the word “mysticism”? I was telling a good friend recently that I had been doing some thinking about mysticism. He reacted with an immediate and vehement, “Oh no!” I understand why he reacted in this way because I share his concerns. Mysticism as it is commonly understood and practiced … Read more …