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Book Review: The Way of the Dragon or the Way of the Lamb

Thu, 23/03/2017 - 17:31
Here is the single, most devastating sentence in the book: ‘“I am pretty sure a smart, productive atheist could do my job well,” said a successful pastor.’
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Rick Warren and the 5Ms – gold dust or fool’s gold?

Wed, 15/03/2017 - 17:40
Ever since Rick Warren popularised the model in ‘Purpose Driven Church’, there’s been a growing move of churches clustering their life around what are called the ‘5Ms’: Magnification, Membership, Maturity, Ministry, and Mission. The idea is gaining traction, and therefore some push-back, so here's my angle.
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DIY 2 – Publishing your own church resources is really, really easy and cheap

Thu, 02/03/2017 - 17:13
So, I made a public promise at church, that this Lent we would have a 40 Day Prayer Journal available. ...
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New website at 10ofthose

Tue, 28/02/2017 - 10:21
The good people at have a bright and shiny website, with a price match guarantee, and a loyalty scheme ...
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Fifteen realities of life in a church without students

Tue, 14/02/2017 - 12:22
If our church took the approach of simply transporting a student-church model for training and equipping, we wouldn't begin to resource our people.
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DIY ministry: write something useful yourself

Mon, 13/02/2017 - 10:03
The influnce of a little booklet called Journey Into Life, should inspire us to write new material ourselves
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That sermon, I didn’t enjoy

Tue, 07/02/2017 - 17:07
We are pastors, and when we have a hard message, and we know the effect it will have, our hearts shift.
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