The Jerusalem Project: Starting a Christian Community from Scratch

12th July 2017
THE Jerusalem Project is based on the radical idea that biblical followers of Jesus should live like the followers of Jesus in the Bible. Specifically, we don’t think that the community of goods that Jesus practiced with his disciples (John 13:29) and that they then continued to practice in the apostolic church in Jerusalem (Acts […]

Francis Schaeffer and the L’abri community

26th May 2017
TELL us about Francis, who was he? He was an American pastor, who was sent by his Presbyterian church to Switzerland to work with young people. When his own daughters went to university, they brought people back for the weekend. Schaeffer was always generous at the table and naturally, people asked if they could stay […]

What I Have Learned During My Training Year

4th May 2017
Coming to the UK was a sacrifice. I had to leave friends and family behind in Sweden, including my girlfriend – now fiancée – Sarah. I had to say no to speaking requests and opportunities to do the things I love the most. I had to prepare and plan the community we want to start […]

“Acts 2 is the solution”

14th April 2017
What is your community like? We are 16 adults and 16 children. Half the adults live with me and my husband Rukundo in Kigali, while the others live in a community house on the countryside. We come from both middle-class and poorer class backgrounds, sharing all possessions and praying together every evening. Since 2013 we […]

Inspired to Inspire

6th January 2017
AS I prepared for my training year, I was getting ready to sit back and learn. My primary purpose for doing it was to experience community life, so as I envisioned the year I saw myself sitting on a cosy sofa with a warm cup of tea, writing a book about community as children were […]

Why I’m Doing a Training Year

12th August 2016
“I’ve never viewed Pentecost as a mistake. The first time I read the remarkable account in Acts 2 of how the Holy Spirit filled Jesus’ disciples with miraculous power so that they could speak other languages; how Peter’s passionate sermon resulted in 3,000 receiving Jesus; how all the disciples then had everything in common so […]
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