Tag: mission

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 mot move from stage to table?

Jesus’ death and the “least of these”

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

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

The prophets and Donald Trump

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?

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

How to make disciples in 2021?

How can we pass on faith to the next generation? Here are some ideas, based on many years of experience, that should be useful to parents and church leaders.

Donald Trump and the prophets

American christians are deeply polarised over their response to Donald Trump. Why is this, and where does it leave the church?

Living the way of Jesus

What if, as well as talking and learning and speaking to others about our faith, we tried to put his radical teachings into practice in our daily lives?

Christian nationalism: will the true christians please stand up!

Is a new religion of christian nationalism being formed in the US, and in Australia? Or is it an old heresy re-vitalised?

Don’t miss the moment

Someone I know had an interesting picture come into their mind recently. They were lying in bed, about to drift off, when they “saw” a group of people standing near the edge of a cliff, a little like the one in the picture above. The people were looking this way and that over unexplored territory. […]