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Courage Conference

The reason I was in London was to be at our Relational Mission leadership conference. the theme was courage. It represented a step change for us as a family of churches. It was a move away from the provincial heartland in East Anglia to the

The death of the church

Todd Dildine recently did a four-part series on you guessed it, ‘the death of the church’. It’s an analysis of the American scene but I think has much wider implications. In Part 1 he assesses the landscape and sees that in America it’s not only

The Curiosity Index (17.05.2018)

This Isn’t Bigotry. It’s a Religious Disagreement. My point is rather that I can’t, and shouldn’t, feel offended by someone telling me that I won’t be saved because I don’t have the right religious beliefs. Most religions in the monotheistic tradition think they are right

Researching the Route

In his book Reaching the Nations Mike Frisby helps churches work with people who are engaged in cross-cultural mission. After having profiled the personnel and clarified the call, Mike recommends researching the route. In this section Mike helps the prospective worker think through issues such as short

Clarifying the call

In his book Reaching the Nations Mike Frisby helps churches work with people who are engaged in cross-cultural mission. In his chapter ‘clarifying the call’ Mike says: If we were honest most of us would like a definite unmistakable call to serve God, attended with supernatural signs.

Profiling the Personnel

In his book Reaching the Nations Mike Frisby helps churches work with people who are engaged in cross-cultural mission. In the chapter ‘profiling the personnel’ Mike says: While the old saying still holds true that “availability is more important than ability” and Scripture teaches that “the Lord