Bring it before the church

I am a firm believer that if you have nothing to hide, you will have no problem bringing things before your church. Openness and transparency

What do you look for when admitting new members?

We’ve had a number of applications for baptism and membership lately (in our church, these are one and the same, the former only being waived

What is the worst that could happen? Not receiving your eternal asylum

In light of the recent Iranian elections, I was reminded of this old post and thought I would repost it today. What’s the worst thing

When the church is beautiful

Church is taking a bit of a battering at the minute. I suspect church members’ meetings aren’t usually the go-to antidote to that either. Most

In defence of acquaintances and casual friendship for community

For many years, I remembering bemoaning the fact that I didn’t feel I had many friends. No doubt some of you think, what a shocker!

When is a church not a church?

I was involved in the following (brief) discussion on Twitter yesterday: As it happened, and I apologise to Liam as I’m not specifically dunking on

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