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Stuart Murray Williams

Stuart Murray Williams

Adjunct Lecturer in post-Christendom mission

Stuart Murray Williams is a prolific author and practitioner in the areas of post-Christendom mission and church planting. He spent 12 years as an urban church planter in East London and has continued to be involved in church planting as a trainer, mentor, writer, strategist and consultant. He is currently a Tutor in Mission and Director of Anabaptist Studies at Bristol Baptist College, and was previously the Oasis Director of Church Planting and Evangelism at Spurgeon’s College, London. He also works as a trainer and consultant with the Anabaptist Network, with particular interests in urban mission, church planting and emerging forms of church. He is also the founder of Urban Expression. He has written numerous books and articles on church planting, urban mission, the challenge of post-Christendom and the Anabaptist tradition.


Post-Christendom: Church and Mission in a Strange New World, Rev. ed. (Eugene: Wipf & Stock, 2017)

A Vast Minority: Church Mission in a Plural Culture (Milton Keynes: Paternoster, 2015)

Church Planting in the UK since 2000 (with George Lings) (Cambridge: Grove Books, 2012)

Multi-Voiced Church (with Sian Murray Williams) (Milton Keynes: Paternoster, 2012)

Planting Churches: A Framework for Practitioners (Milton Keynes: Paternoster, 2008)

Church Planting in the Inner City (with Juliet Kilpin) (Cambridge: Grove Books, 2007)

Mission after Christendom (Sydney: Morling College, 2007)

Church after Christendom (Milton Keynes: Paternoster, 2005)

City Vision (London: Darton, Longman & Todd, 1989)

Church Planting: Laying Foundations (Carlisle: Paternoster Press, 1998)