The Africa Cup of Nations and church culture

As I was scrolling through the news yesterday, I came across this story on the Guardian website (it’s not that I consider the journalism superior,

Guest Post: Why we DO want to plant homogeneous churches

This is a guest post by David Skinner, an elder at Oldham Bethel Church. It was written in response to my recent articles on cultural

Three ways our culturally diverse intent doesn’t match our practice

On Monday, I wrote this article outlining why we do not want to plant homogeneous churches (nor to be one) and why we reject the

Four reasons we don’t want to plant homogeneous churches

Our context has a very high proportion of First generation South Asian, and British South Asian-heritage, Muslims. Our council ward of St Mary’s has c.

Oldham, Spen Valley & contextualisation

Pursue fellowship even when communication is tough

There is no doubt that Babel was a curse indeed. Anybody who has spent even half an hour in the company of somebody who has

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