FutureFirst – Providing facts for forward planning

FutureFirst is a bi-monthly bulletin aimed at providing information for future planning for church leaders, those responsible for leading Christian agencies, researchers, academics, and anybody interested in the way that the Church is moving at this time. Each issue contains six pages full of short, relevant articles, much appreciated by existing subscribers.

A fascinating read”
“Very useful for our present work”
“Informs us of the big picture


FutureFirst is available on an annual subscription – price £20 for one copy sent to any UK address, or £32 for seven copies sent to a single address (useful for distributing to members of your team or others), both rates post free.

From time to time essays on subjects of interest to church leaders, research results, extended reviews of books, etc. are enclosed free with FutureFirst as an extra – one copy to those taking a single subscription and two copies to those with a multiple subscription.

Overseas subscriptions are also most welcome, the cost being £25 for a single issue or £45 for seven issues including airmail postage anywhere in the world, if cheque is payable on a British bank; otherwise please add £5 for conversion costs.

Please send a cheque for the relevant amount made out to “Brierley Consultancy” to:

Brierley Consultancy,
The Old Post Office,
1 Thorpe Avenue,
TN10 4PW
United Kingdom

If you wish to pay by BACS, please contact the Brierley Consultancy using peter@brierleyres.com for further information

It is also possible to pay by Standing Order, with a discount on the above prices. Please click here to download the appropriate form as a PDF.

2017 Issues

FutureFirst is published in the even months of the year, and the six issues for each year are available as PDFs here simply by clicking on the particular issue below.

2016 Issues


2015 Issues


2014 Issues

2013 Issues


2012 Issues


2011 Issues


2010 Issues


2009 Issues