Monthly Archives: January 2011

Naming a new church

As the core team comes together to pray and think about vision and values for our new church, we will also need to come up with a name. On the one hand the name is not too important as once … Continue reading

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January Update

With the new year well underway I’m looking to the next stage in the pioneering process. Over the last six months I’ve managed to make good connections with people and organisations in the community. I’m now a trustee of a … Continue reading

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Reaching un-churched men with the gospel

There’s a decent looking conference in February in the Oxford Diocese on how churches can better reach out to, disciple and equip men in their Christian faith. It links in with some of the things I was thinking about in … Continue reading

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Wuthnow on church impact on society

Robert Wuthnow quoted in Bowling Alone by Robert D. Putnam Religion may have a salutary effect on civil society by encouraging its member to worship, to spend time with their families, and to learn the moral lessons embedded in religious … Continue reading

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A short thought from Psalm 119

Today’s devotional passage was from Psalm 119 which I am reading along with commentary from Christopher Ash’s Bible Delight: 25 My soul clings to the dust; give me life according to your word! 26When I told of my ways, you … Continue reading

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