More application please

My twitter pal, Chris Thomas, wrote a post recently where he called us preachers to less application. Summarising his argument (I think fairly), Chris wants

What should we make of Keir Starmer’s visit to church?

Keir Starmer has come under fire in the last few days. His crime was visiting a church and praising them for their work during the

Is there anything that can be done in an independent church when there is a toxic eldership?

I had a brief twitter conversation about polity and ecclesiology yesterday. Alison Brewis posed a fair question. She asked this: Before I share my reply,

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!

The greatest inequality is a lack of gospel preaching churches

I was alerted to this report from Sky News the other day. It concerns the Eldon Street Estate in Oldham. If you want to see

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