Dave Male

National Adviser for Pioneer Development

Dave Male is the Church of England's National Adviser for Pioneer Development, working as part of both the Church of England Ministry Division and the Fresh Expressions team to facilitate the development of a comprehensive and integrated vision, strategy and practice for pioneer ministry across Fresh Expressions' partner organisations.

Dave has been the Director of the Centre for Pioneer Learning in Cambridge, which aims to equip, resource and send out lay and ordained pioneers, both nationally and internationally, as well as Tutor in Pioneer Mission Training at Westcott House and Ridley Hall, Cambridge and Pioneer Consultant for Ely Diocese. Previously David spent seven years as the Vicar of the Net Church in Huddersfield which was one of the first fresh expressions of church in the UK. He has written a number of books around pioneering issues. He is a member of the Archbishops College of Evangelists.

The primary purpose of the role is to facilitate the development of a comprehensive and integrated vision, strategy and practice for pioneer ministry and Dave will be an official champion for all licensed and authorised forms of pioneer ministry.

Dave says,

I am very excited by this new role and the opportunities it offers to further develop the scope and reach of pioneering across the whole of England.

email dave.male@freshexpressions.org.uk.