The problem with pursuing relevance

It was one of those Christian buzzwords for a while. Every other church was lining up to label itself ‘relevant.’ The question I had whenever

The importance of contextualisation

We have been continuing our series in Acts on Sunday mornings. And we have come across the concept of contextualisation a number of times. But

Three good things when you go to another church

I went to speak at another church yesterday. I love that church because it is one I used to go to when I was a

10 ways to abuse scripture in 2019

Not enough people are abusing scripture these days. It seems everyone is struggling to rip verses out of context and apply them to suit their

Why two or three does not constitute a church

It is a common enough trope around churches to hear somebody throw out the line, ‘where two or three are gathered…’ and go on to

On the inspirational quote

The inspirational quote is often taken out of context and is a means of making anybody say anything we like. Here is how that same principle often applies to the Bible.