Tag: Change the church

The harm a church can do
(September 30, 2021)

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

Hell and the resurrection of the righteous
(August 21, 2021)

The conventional christian view of hell is surely wrong. It isn’t taught in the Old Testament, nor in the New. And it wasn’t what Jesus taught.

The church: irreconcilable differences?
(July 13, 2021)

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

Losing the way
(July 1, 2021)

Young christians can find difficulties with what they have been taught, and this can lead them to very different places. We can help them on their journey.

When the church ignores Jesus
(June 10, 2021)

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

Table, not stage
(April 21, 2021)

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?

Jesus’ death and the “least of these”
(April 1, 2021)

Who did Jesus die for? Do the poor, the outcast and the forgotten get any special treatment? Jesus seems to hint at this.

Church in a Circle: practical ideas to encourage participation not passivity
(February 6, 2021)

A revolutionary blog is resurrected here. Don’t miss out!.

The prophets and Donald Trump
(January 20, 2021)

Many “prophets” said God told them Trump would win. Now he hasn’t won, what will they do? Admit they were wrong, or re-interpret what they said?

Next steps along the Way?
(January 13, 2021)

It’s easier to deconstruct faith, but harder to reconstruct. This book has some good ideas.