Sometimes there is just nothing you can do

If your church is anything like ours, you will know that it is most definitely not perfect. Lots of imperfect things regularly stare you in

An opportunity for review

Many churches have lots of programmes and activities running that – if they’re being really honest about it – essentially happen because it’s what we’ve

What’s to be done? Potentially, nothing else.

We have a tendency to expect the church to fix every possible problem. We can rightly identify things that are less than excellent in the

What about weddings?

My wife and I were having our ongoing, sometime argument about weddings again recently. No, not specifically ours. She’s realises she’s pretty much locked into

We need as many ways and means as we can to affect gospel ends

We had our plenary church prayer meeting this last Tuesday. As usual, we split our time between our mission partners and the various ministries of

The Goldilocks zone: to programme or de-programme the church

I saw somebody paraphrasing Howard Hendricks recently. The context in which they were name-checking him was entirely different to this one but the point they

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