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“Truth lies in character. Christ did not simply speak the truth; He was truth. truth through and through, for truth is a thing not of words but of life and being” FW Robertson. 1 Discipleship and the spaces we’re invited to belong in.  2 Ten things pastors rarely want to hear, here! 3 Jane Williams brief lecture […]

five on Friday

“In any creative enterprise there are risks, mistakes, false-starts, failures, frustrations, embarrassments, but out of this mess – when we stay with it for long enough, there slowly emerges love or beauty or peace.” Eugene Peterson 1 The salutary warning, from The Shallows, by Nicholas Carr. 2 A dream bucket-list of bookshops to visit, perhaps….just […]

sharing…

Yes. Sharing Jesus remains the most significant question….. “Your role as a Christ follower is simply to be a witness. You don’t have to pound gavels. point fingers and cast blame. All you need to do is tell your story. The beautiful thing about sharing your faith story is that nobody can deny it. No […]

five on Friday

“Our Father, You come seeking fruit. Teach me, I pray You, to realise how truly this is the one object of my existence, and of my union to Christ” Andrew Murray 1 Performing never changes anything. Real does, because discipleship matters. 3DM great content here.  2 Alex Absalom on the missional church and weekend services. […]

beauty……please!

I saw a blurb in Christianity Today about a new book titled Beauty Will Save the World: Rediscovering the Allure and Mystery of Christianity. To a generation suspicious of truth claims and unconvinced by moral assertions, beauty has a surprising allure. I appreciate the evangelistic impulse behind this idea, and I found that this book offered […]

better equipped…

…today…to do the stuff, to share the light….and to live well in 2012!  Was great to be a part of the London Diocesan 2012 initiative here in Stepney today. St Paul’s hosted us well, thanks to Ric Thorpe, Rod Green, JJohn, Ruth Bushager, Erin Clifford and others….. Here were some of my take-aways…. We lose the […]

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