EN article: We need more than words to see churches planted, established and supported

I have been asked to write a regular column for Evangelicals Now. The latest article (my original, unedited version) is below. Talk, they say, is

Messy church

I know this is the name of a thing already. This post really isn’t about that thing. If it wasn’t already a thing, I think

Plus ça change and clapped out cars

Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose. So goes the old epigram. The more it changes, the more it stays the same. I was set to thinking about this phrase as

Are you not entertained? Reverence, fun & worship

I was interested in seeing this video of Derek Thomas on the Ligonier website addressing the question of whether there is a role for entertainment

John Piper and deprived communities

Yesterday, I saw this article by Matthew Hosier concerning John Piper’s longevity in ministry. In it, he offered these two quotes from this different article:

Planting in Rochdale – What we need

As you probably know already, we are making moves to plant a new Independent church into the town of Rochdale. Rochdale itself is a town

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