Are small groups overated, unaccountable and ineffective and should we bother with them?

The other day, Jonathan Carswell put out the following tweet: I have seen him say similar things before. I get the impression he really doesn’t

Boring sermons & how to get buy-in from our people

I have spoken before about how our preaching is often boring and one of the reasons for that – arguably the main reason – is

Death by a thousand explanatory notes

I recently remembered this old monologue from David Mitchell, back when he did a Soapbox thing for the Guardian: The point he is making is

It’s not always legitimate to come out of your bedroom

Each night we go through the same drill with my daughter. She has her bedtime routine, we read the Bible, we pray, we have a

The gnosticism of legalism

When legalism rears its head, gnosticism is usually lurking around somewhere. There is a strong dualistic tendency that very often paints ‘spiritual’ things as good

GBM radio series

A while ago, I took part in a Grace Baptist Mission radio series, aimed at pastors in the majority world. You can find the original

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