Yearly Archives: 2017

The Curiosity Index (26.06.2017)

Habits vs Goals This excellent article explains why habits (good or bad) are more powerful than goals (good or bad). 5 Questions Every Church Planter Needs to Ask Personally I’d have put question number four first but they’re all good questions. What if unbelievers aren’t

The Curiosity Index (23.06.2017)

So not exactly back to a daily rhythm yet…anyhoo. Happy midsummer for all you optimists. For everyone else, the evenings are getting shorter… Why Biblical Archaeology matters Catherine McDowell explains at the TGC using the fall of Lachish as her example. In the video below,

The Curiosity Index (16.06.2017)

Six attitudes that kill evangelism in the church 1,2 & 5 are the ones I’ve heard the most Three lessons I’ve learned about not being a natural evangelist. So here’s a good counter from Chris Green The decline of Christendom Nothing speaks more powerfully of the

The Curiosity Index (15.06.2017)

Illiberal Britain Yesterday the leader of the Liberal Democrats, Tim Farron, stepped down from his post because of the tension between faith and politics. Isabel Hardman’s comments will I think prescient for the coming generation in the secular West. He [Farron] appears to fear that the reaction

The Curiosity Index (14.06.2017)

So it’s been really busy, what can I say? But back by popular demand (well, I still want to do it)… Nephilim, Anakim, and Why We Care Andrew Wilson on top form showing that a) Bible-believing Christians can believe some pretty weird stuff b) it

The Curiosity Index (29.05.2017)

Anders Breivik was never a Christian Norway’s worst mass killer also became an oft used counter-point to all the murders committed by radical Islam. Christianity was no better because ‘Breivik was a Christian’. Except he wasn’t. Breivik said he had been an Odinist for years

Learning to coach

I can’t quite remember when I first came across coaching as a leadership concept but it has been one of those ideas that has slowly invaded my thinking. Last year I read a short taster book on coaching and I began to think some more. This

The Curiosity Index (24.05.2017)

Oh dear. You may have noticed that the frequency of posting has declined but I’m not giving up (again) at least not yet. So here for your interest… Five reasons church members attend church less frequently I think this misses some of the wider trends