Category Archives: Church

The Church is Homophobic

In evaluating They Like Jesus But Not The Church I concluded that there are some differences between how emerging generations in the US and UK react to the church (see here and here) as well as some similarities (see here). I think this topic has to be chalked

The Church is Judgmental and Negative

This is the 2nd part (follow links for part 1) of my evaluation of They Like Jesus But Not the Church and whether the same issues apply here in the UK. I’m pretty sure that as the church is made up of humans that there will be

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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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Book Review: Confessions of a Reformission Rev.

Confessions of a Reformission Rev is an interesting book, didn’t take me too long to read (less than a week) of yet another mega-church in an American city, this time Seattle. Ok Seattle is the most unchurched in America with only 8% evangelical but I

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Is Christianity Middle Class? Part 2

The first part generated some interest and this comment really made me think…. “Having been brought up in a nice protestant middle class home, I was conditioned into a culture of high educational achievements, good job leading to a house, wife, 2.3 kids, nice car