Monthly Archives: August 2012

Invitations to the table

Over the past few months I’ve been studying and thinking about the role and place of the Lord’s Supper in church life, and although I haven’t finished with that I thought I would post some prayers, scriptures and service elements, all borrowed from Gathering for Worship:

Furniture buying for church planters

When it comes to giving advice about buying furniture I doubt I’m at the top of anyone’s list. In fact I’d be slightly surprised if I was even on the list as my general disinterest in all things furnishing related is quite well-known. I like sitting in

Scriptures for communion

Over the past few months I’ve been studying and thinking about the role and place of the Lord’s Supper in church life. I thought I would post some prayers, scriptures and service elements, all borrowed from Gathering for Worship: Patterns and Prayers for the Community of

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What church looks like for us right now

This is how Sunday mornings look like for us right now. We invite friends over around 10:30 and we have ‘fika’ – cakes and coffee and the kids play, then at some unfixed point we gather altogether and sing a few songs together. All the

The future of Evangelicals in Europe

I’ve been flicking through Patrick Johnstone’s The Future of the Global Church: History, Trends and Possiblities looking for clues as to the decline of the church here in Scandinavia as well as the rest of Europe. As Johnstone looks to the future he identifies five ministry