Tag Archives: home

Rediscovering Hospitality

In Japan lonely senior citizens (especially women) are shoplifting in search of the community and stability of jail. From 1980 to 2015, the number of seniors living alone in Japan increased more than sixfold, to almost 6 million. That’s quite extreme but all across the developed world

The importance of your home

I recently wrote about the lost art of hospitality and how it is an essential for church planting, so it’s vital we realise the importance of how we think about our homes. In this video Steve Timmis and Dhati Lewis talk about why ‘my home is

Where is my home?

For the first few years after we moved to Sweden, whenever we would visit the UK it was reasonably common for people to ask us, ‘Is it nice being home again?’ and we knew what they meant. Except, of course, we weren’t home. Home at

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