Do you feel close to God? Would you describe yourself as a spiritual person? Have you ever had a meaningful experience of God that has impacted you deeply? I have to confess I must answer “no” to each of those questions. My faith is much more based on facts and ideas and knowledge. But everyone […]
Its pretty obvious that the world thrives on difference. We can see it in the climate, where temperature differences lead to differences in air pressure, so we have wind. We see it in ecology, where an ecosystem is made up of different plants and animals, each playing its part in sustaining that ecosystem. Take one […]
“It’s no secret that the stars are falling from the skyIt’s no secret that our world is in darkness tonight.” U2, The Fly And it’s no secret that the church in the western world has lost credibility, numbers and influence. And that christian faith has been in decline in western countries as a proportion of […]
Another christianity and alleged homophobia incident involving a football club. Can we learn anything from it?
Many younger people have important things to say to the church. But so far I don’t think many churches are listening.
Could a team of mostly secular volunteers teach us christians a thing or two about unity, purpose, commitent and creativity?
Two more ways the modern church ignores how and what Jesus taught, but we could easily change.
Jesus is not just our saviour but also our teacher and leader. Here are ways we can better follow him in our churches.
Stories have started to emerge, the last few years, about abuse suffered in churches. It is good to listen, and learn ….. and respond.
Recent books suggest the church is becoming irrevocably divided. Is it too late to do something about it?