When is it legitimate to leave a church?

It is a sad reality of the world in which we live that sometimes people leave churches. In my experience, the vast majority of times

How we treat the church is how we treat Christ

Jesus words to Saul/Paul in Acts 9, and repeated again in Acts 22 and Acts 26, are evidently important because Luke records them three times.

Membership, discipline & revitalisation

Champagne theology bores

My son is the only 5-year-old I know who specifically requests to watch Mary Berry cooking programmes. He gladly sits and watches back-to-back episodes totally

What we tell our children about Santa and what we tell our members about biblical misunderstandings

It’s that time of year when Christian parents begin hand-wringing about the Santa problem. By, the Santa problem, I mean the well worn question of

If membership has value, it will cost when it is rescinded

Yesterday, I wrote about making your membership meaningful and imbuing it with a sense of value. You can read yesterday’s post here. Inevitably, if your

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