Category Archives: Church

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Sharing space

I posted the following as a comment on Ian Matthew’s blog: I think the idea of having some private and some shared space is well worth investigating – bedrooms, bathroom and a relaxing room (lounge or whatever) as important but kitchen, utilities room, garden, dining

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Does church hinder or help community?

Tim Simmonds keeps the community debate going with this post on church and the community and ponders whether the busyness of Christians who ‘run’ church get in the way of them ‘being’ church by hanging out together. Of course while hanging out together sounds like fun,

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Let's Go – Day Four

Flipping heck, it’s taken me nearly a week to complete this, where does the time go? I’m too busy posting comments on other people’s blogs, that’s my problem. Anyway Day Four was a great finale. We had John Cardinal and his family, from Bristol, with

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More on Community

I love this…suddenly almost out of nowhere people are talking about community, what does it mean, what does it look like, how do we do it, should we even bother? Follow Tim’s thoughts here or Matt’s thoughts here. I’ll need to get off my backside and

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Building community

Great post from my mate Tim Simmonds on his thoughts about community (or lack thereof) in the church after reading this blog.

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Let's Go – Day Three

This is a bit of a cheat as Day 3 happened a few days ago but ‘better late than never’ according to my mum. Actually being late wasn’t a great idea on that front so I’m not sure she’s saying what she really thinks.  Anyway, Day 3

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Watching the body in action

Today was a good day. Our little church is preparing for mission (I know we’re always on a mission but the next few weeks are a little higher profile) and we needed to get a job done – we needed to label 6000 newspapers with