Category: Church

But is the church listening?

I seem to be having some similar conversations recently. Younger people (though nearly everyone’s younger than me!) saying how the church isn’t listening to them, isn’t helping them in their faith. In some cases it’s hurting their faith. At a time when the church in first world countries like Australia and USA is losing members, […]

A sense of purpose and community

Could a team of mostly secular volunteers teach us christians a thing or two about unity, purpose, commitent and creativity?

Three things the modern church can learn from Jesus (2)

Two more ways the modern church ignores how and what Jesus taught, but we could easily change.

Three things the modern church can learn from Jesus (1)

Jesus is not just our saviour but also our teacher and leader. Here are ways we can better follow him in our churches.

The harm a church can do

Stories have started to emerge, the last few years, about abuse suffered in churches. It is good to listen, and learn ….. and respond.

The church: irreconcilable differences?

Recent books suggest the church is becoming irrevocably divided. Is it too late to do something about it?

When the church ignores Jesus

In history, the church often supported the wealthy and the government. That isn’t what Jesus taught. What about today?

How to stop the church from growing

A new global study finds that pluralism and persecution don’t generally harm the church, but privilege does.

Table, not stage

In churches, the stage means a few people perform and the rest of us are spectators. The table means we are all gathered around a meal and all participate. Why not move from stage to table?

Church in a Circle: practical ideas to encourage participation not passivity

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