Five reasons to avoid sending short-term mission teams

I’ll be honest, if you want to get a short-term missions team into your church to do a mission week or whatever, I’m not going

You’ve been called when you’ve been commissioned by the local church

This last Sunday we were looking at the beginning of Acts 13. You can hear the whole sermon here. One of the things we considered

Are Light Parties silly, weird and unEnglish? Andrew Brown thinks so

Yesterday, I read this bizarre opinion piece in the Guardian by Andrew Brown. In it, he excoriates the idea of Light Parties. Whilst he treats

What should we make of ‘mercy ministry’?

It’s a pretty stupid term, isn’t it? Mercy ministry. What is a mercy ministry? Every day the Lord doesn’t return is a mercy to those

The trickle down effect apes prosperity gospel thinking

Dave Williams has written a helpful article on the ‘trickle down gospel’. He outlines the economic trickle down theory and points out that even its

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

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