To avoid becoming the religious version of the Liberal Democrats, we need to ask some key questions

It seems to be becoming something of a habit to draw some wisdom for the church from a Danny Finkelstein comment piece. I’m not quite

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

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!

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