Monthly Archives: July 2007

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Book Review: They Like Jesus But Not the Church

I’ve just read They Like Jesus But Not The Church and I’m going to have do some experiments. Kimball’s theory based on a number of out-of-church experiences and conversations is that people are open to knowing more about Jesus but that more often than not

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Refreshed and Recharged

Just got back from Together on a Mission conference in Brighton. I chose not to live-blog it like Adrian Warnock so if you want to know more head there. It was a great time, I just so enjoyed worshipping God with thousands of others and

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The Nomadic Church

The church I lead meets in a school – it can be a right pain. Toilets facilities are inadequate and sometimes vandalised.  Recently a first time visitor commented how distracted in worship she was by the healthy eating posters of jacket potatoes and milk around

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Stuff lust

I read this on the BBC news magazine and just couldn’t NOT post about it. It even asks the question: “Are these people shoppers or are they worshippers?” I feel like a prophet. This article was sparked by the launch of the iPhone (blogged about here,

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What are we working so hard for again?

Last weekend I was speaking on the challenge of consumerism at Cornerstone City Church (you can listen to the talk here if you want to). Thanks to Clive Miller who followed it up by sending me the following…  “Here’s a famous story that you might have

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Global Cities

Yesterday we found ourselves in London with a bit of time on our hands, so Emma and I went with her brother Ben to the Tate Modern on the South Bank. Unknown to us was what I consider one of the best, most interesting, provocative