Monthly Archives: May 2015

Why Bother?

Why Bother?

It was, maybe 15 years ago or more. I was talking to a vicar, I was thinking about ordination. His take on the situation of the church in England was as follows: This is a season in which most people have become closed to the gospel. The basic task of the church at the moment is to cling onto as many people as possible, until the prevailing mindset of the nation changes and we can …

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The Elephant in the Room

The Elephant in the Room

So today, we shine a light on the darkness!   Today we can look at the murky world, the undefined and confusing mess that is the order of mission, three-dimensional ministries and Kairos connection and even the myth, the wonder that is the life shapes.   Okay, I’m being overly dramatic and ridiculous, but the truth is that some people in some places seem to think that some great conspiracy afoot in these things so …

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Curiosity killed the…

Hey folks, here are your abridged, ¬†unedited, questions from the two services where I invited questions: hello! What do you think are the issues/developments affecting the church of England in 2015? My classmate asked me the question “why does God (or does he) allow innocent people today?” When considering one’s office; if one were to embark on a pathway they were sure God was directing them and faces major obstacles and opposition at what point …

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Direction One

Direction One

Ever heard a lorry reverse? that beeping sound.. I heard ¬†(comedian) Paul Kerensa reverse once after we booked him at New Wine North. His joke about the paternity of Prince Harry went down like a fart in a lift. His immediate beeping noise got him out of the situation and he pulled off a great gig. You should know your audience when you write or say stuff; dissing maths on your blog when you live …

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