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

Knowing the gospel is the key to welcoming other cultures

Many churches want to be able to welcome different cultures but so few seem capable of actually doing so. We so often fail to realise

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

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

Should we baptise and welcome into membership those who don’t speak our language?

I was reading the latest 9 Marks mailbag and stumbled across a question regarding baptism and membership for those who do not speak our language.

A case for gospel unity: translation over segregation

I have often wondered what the Early Church did when faced with swathes of different nationalities entering their churches but with no help from Google