Tag: making disciples

Does Jesus want action more than belief?
(February 21, 2024)

What is the core of Jesus’ life and teachings, the atonement or the Sermon on the Mount? Perhaps they booth are central?

Salvation by faith alone?
(February 15, 2024)

Can we be saved by simply believing in Jesus? Is it really so easy? Or do Jesus’ own words show us a little more is required?

A more loving and inclusive church
(February 2, 2024)

The latest post, Becoming a more loving church, outlines a few things I learnt at a recent Future Church conference. You may find it interesting.

The sin of inequality
(November 30, 2023)

Inequality of income and opportunity is the cause of many evils in the world, yet we western Christians find it hard to avoid it. What should we do?

We need less Bible study!
(November 8, 2023)

Is Bible study helping us be better disciples of Jesus, or is Bible knowledge actually a substitute for obedience?

Fears and aspirations revealed in art
(April 1, 2023)

Art by talented and thoughtful final year high school students shows how the coming generations feel about themselves, their families, the world and the future.

The western church needs “something completely different”
(January 16, 2023)

“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 […]

Faith for the future?
(September 19, 2022)

You don’t have to be worried about faith deconstruction. You can go about it in a constructive way.

But is the church listening?
(September 5, 2022)

Many younger people have important things to say to the church. But so far I don’t think many churches are listening.

Faith for our future?
(August 3, 2022)

Should christianity be any different in the 21st century than it has been for the last two millennia?