How can you partner in urban mission

Over recent years, there has been a lot of talk about urban mission. Sadly, most of it hasn’t gone any further than mere talk. Generally

What’s your ministry context like in Oldham?

This is a question I get asked periodically. I was specifically asked recently to give a breakdown of the area we are working in. What’s

Just a passing thought on revitalisation and urban ministry

As you probably know, the BBC relocated much of its operation up North to Salford Quays. Whilst the move was not without its issues, most

I don’t want to tell stories; I want to tell truths

I’ve never been much of one for ‘playing the game’. I don’t particularly want to ‘tell stories’ or ‘paint pictures’. I don’t like politicking and

Misconceptions about the missionary call matter because it takes a missionary heart to reach the unreached

Yesterday I read an interesting article titled ‘4 misconceptions of the missionary call‘. The article sought to demystify what often passes as spiritual views on

Battling the lie that I deserve resources

The danger of working in a small church, in a supposedly ‘hard to reach’ urban area, is that we fall for the lie that we

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