For further progress, we need a new narrative

Long-term and regular readers will know that I have commented with some frequency about Evangelicalism – particularly Conservative Evangelicalism – and our deficiencies in reaching

Multiculturalism, favouritism and the church

Favouritism is a live issue within the church. Wherever there are needs within the church there will be those who feel some are favoured over

Why is Evangelicalism so under-representative?

Yesterday, I looked at some of the figures concerning UK Evangelicalism. You can read that post here. Essentially, despite FIEC figures showing the organisation was

Evangelicalism is not representative, despite what the national average says

Following my comments on Tim Farron’s withdrawal from the Northern Men’s Convention, there was a lot of discussion in different quarters. As discussion unfolded on

Is God calling you to go home? I hope not

An interesting Gospel Coalition came into my blog reader asking, ‘Is God Calling You to Go Home?’ The article was clearly articulating a scenario in

Five reasons why we fail to promote BME & working class leaders when permanence isn’t an issue

I have been speaking lately about working class and BME leaders in our churches. First, we considered the issue of theological training and how it

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