Four reasons church discipline matters

Many people view church discipline negatively. Words like unloving or unkind frequently get bandied about whenever it is mentioned. The culture of affirmation – that

Is there any recourse in independent churches against toxic leaders?

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!

Might we be the problem?

As I write this, I am just about to watch Liverpool face off against RB Leipzig in the Champions League. I am painfully aware that

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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