Rachel Hughes, St Luke’s Gas Street Birmingham, talks us through a kind of scalability we can swallow. Starting small can craft the culture of Alpha at your church, creating an intimate setting where people feel free to express their thoughts openly - a pivot point of a quality run Alpha.
On assignment to create a new Global Alpha Invitation, the team read through stories of people who have been impacted by Alpha across the UK, coming across Beth in Swansea. The alarm sounding at 4 am was chipping but brought us to the sun rising over Caswell Bay.
If you were looking to hear the call of the church, the assumption of a natural surrounding might not necessarily take you to a night out on the town in Belfast. And yet this is where Stacy was, keeping her hands warm with a key invitational ingredient – a cup of tea.
After a day of being filmed for BBC One’s Songs of Praise as the subjects of a wedding day before and after piece, we caught up for a brew, to hear how they ended up on everyone’s mother’s favourite programme and ask why they see The Marriage Courses as "a tool for helping us make a marriage last a lifetime”.