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The Day Of The Small Church

I’ve always said I’d rather serve 10 churches of 100, than lead one of 1000. Here’s a few reasons why I personally prefer smaller churches to big: 1) The Need to be Known. People know and are known much more easily in smaller churches. When there’s hundreds of people to pastor, they are inevitably processed…
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The Prophets of Frustration!

A recent survey revealed that “A majority of people leave church without feeling that they experienced God’s presence” and that “In a typical weekend, less that one-third of adults who attend services feel as if they truly interacted with God.” As I travel ministering, my personal feeling is that thousands of sincere, God fearing individuals…
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Let’s Do 2023 TOGETHER

2023 marks the beginning of a new era for us, and we have some fresh new ways we can invest into you, your church, region and nation. Do you want to invite us to conduct any of these to lift and encourage you where you are, in 2023? You can now invite us to conduct…
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An Era of Glory is Coming

Moses had risen early that morning and set out on the long journey up Mount Sinai, as God had commanded. Just the day before he had asked God “Show me your glory”. God had responded:  “I will cause all my goodness to pass in front of you” and had sent him up the mountain for…
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The Day I Was TRANSFORMED in Africa!

Today was the day my worship ministry would change forever and I didn’t even know it. I woke at 6.30am to the sounds of zebra and warthogs munching stubs of grass in the garden outside. Peering wearily across the African plain from our lodge, I suddenly remembered we were due at Rita’s morning prayer meeting…
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Join our FREE Online Worship Community!

Does your soul cry out for an encounter with God?  Do you long to be part of a global community of passionate worshippers, leaders and learners growing in God?  Are you praying for revival in your family, in your community and in your nation? Join the TRIBE, our online worship and learning community Sign up…
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IS IT TIME TO REVIVE THE MONASTERIES?

Cooper-Natural Episode 5  There’s something prophetic, current and touching about episode 5 of Cooper-natural. In this episode we travel around the north of England, and can’t help notice a remarkable spiritual heritage that was destroyed almost 500 years ago! Is God going to do something new with them in our time? God is stirring ancient longings…
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What Is God Doing Right Now?

Jarrod Cooper shares some thoughts about global events in this remarkable time. “Some things broke my heart but fixed my vision” – Anon I know of no period in my lifetime, when the following passage has seemed more relevant globally, how about you? “See to it that you do not refuse him who speaks. If…
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Resetting The Church

Jarrod shares challenging questions every church leader should be considering in this powerful pivot point in history. The recent period of reflection has not only been good for me as a person, but also for us as a church. It is so easy in the hustle and bustle of church life to experience mission drift,…
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Releasing Children Into The Gifts Of The Spirit

In order to see children grow in the gifts of the Spirit, we need to bring them alongside us in ministry and life, with the hope that one day they will go further than us – just like Joshua ultimately took God’s people further than Moses could. This means teaching them how to worship and…
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“It’s Not About Failing, it’s about Unveiling”

One thing God has spoken so clearly to me during these recent troubling and difficult times, with tricky decisions, frustrating complexities and daunting challenges, is that He has NOT brought us to this place to fail. I’ll say it again: He has NOT brought us to this place to fail. On Sunday 9th February 2020,…
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Unusual Collaborations Breaking Out In The Church

In this coming era we are seeing the Church grow up from mere unity events, and good friendships (both good in their own way!) to a place of real collaboration. God is joining churches together! But what is more I think He is going to join churches with businesses and churches with local councils. He’ll…
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Prophetic Dream Coming To Pass

On the night of 14th December 2020 I had a dream. In the dream I was leading a church service from the stage, with many in attendance. As I was about to announce the guest speaker, hundreds began to leave the service from the rear of the hall. Rapidly, they streamed out in droves, leaving…
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DIARY DATES FOR LEADERS!

Dear Friends, Most months we hold a gathering for leaders in South Yorkshire, a place for us to gather in God’s presence, hear God’s word and get refreshed. That why we call them Refresh Leaders Forums. Leaders of all types are welcome, and we’ve just released the dates and venues for the next year. Speakers include great…
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Positioning Your Life & Church For A New Era

Jarrod Cooper talks about how to be best positioned for the new things emerging in the church world right now… “Opportunity does not waste time with those who are unprepared.”  ― Idowu Koyenikan Isaiah 43:18-19 is being cited by many as an apt scripture for this time: “Forget the former things;    do not dwell on the past.See,…
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God’s judgement On The Church

Jarrod shares a prophetic sense of the judgement of God that is impacting many churches, and what God is saying through it… For some months I have felt God calling the Church, especially leaders, back into what I informally call the “Strategy Rooms of Heaven” – God has new methods and purposes to unveil to…
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God’s Strategy For The New Era

Some months ago, while seeking God for fresh strategies and wisdom to navigate this Divine Reset season, I dreamt I met the Holy Spirit. In the dream He appeared like a Man of Fire to me. If you’ve ever seen a movie stunt man set alight in a fire-retardant suit, it was pretty similar! However,…
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God’s Word For The New Era

Jarrod Cooper shares a prophetic word for the Church as we enter a new era… Out of the storms and shaking of this new dawn will form in my people a clear new vision, accompanied by an unveiling of fresh power, purity and my strategies for this time. In the midst of the shaking, a…
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How To Release God’s Spirit Among The Young!

How can we bring a young generation into the moving of the Holy Spirit, as promised in the book of Acts? I love these verses describing Moses having face to face encounters with God, I think they give us a good place to start: “Now Moses used to take a tent and pitch it outside…
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A Call To The Silver Surfers!!!

Like Caleb, still hungry to pioneer “one more mountain” in his old age (Joshua 14:6-15), I believe God is given a second wind to the purposes and dreams of what I call the Silver Surfers. As some reach retirement age, God is going to give you refirement instead! There is a new rising of the…
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