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    Halloween: Too Harrowing to Handle?

    It's that time of the year again, when British Christians get all in a lather about Halloween, and our American cousins...don't. Read more
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    Should Church be Fun?

    When did you last laugh in church? Not the polite titter at the preacher’s strategically-placed joke, but a laugh of pure joy? When did you last drag yourself... Read more
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    Our Eyes were Opened

    You know those times when someone points something out in the Bible that is so clear you can’t believe you haven’t noticed it before, yet so deep and profound it... Read more
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    Lord of the Dance

    This week I went to my first ever Ceroc class and, having read Matt’s article on some of the similarities of parkrun to church, was looking out for some of the... Read more
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    More Holiday Reading

    In an attempt to cling onto the last vestiges of my holiday, and following Andrew's example from yesterday, here's one paragraph/extract that stood out to me from my... Read more
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    The Best Kind of Dog Food

    You know those adverts for dog food that show rich, meaty chunks, in bite-sized pieces, smothered in a delicious gravy? That's what God*Stories, by Andrew Wilson,... Read more
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    Autonomous Beings or Helpless Puppets?

    The BBC ‘News’ website yesterday carried a feature about a household of four people in a ‘polyamorous’ relationship: Read more
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    The Hope We Profess

    I’ve recently been writing a series of scripts for videos giving a brief gospel presentation to young people. And it’s harder than you’d think! Read more
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    Everything Else is Rock and Roll

    It was such a joy and privilege to be part of the THINK Conference again this year. Several of my favourite writers, thinkers and people gathered together to engage... Read more
  • Cakes and Soufflés - a View from the Pew image

    Cakes and Soufflés - a View from the Pew

    Andrew and Matt have had a fascinating discussion over the past few days about the correct balance of relationship, theology and mission in a network of churches. Not... Read more