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Podcast: The Church After Covid-19

Last week, I was interviewed for the leadership journey podcast run by Alan Wilson. If you’d like to hear what I said, you can find it all here.

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Philippian Lockdown: Don’t Grumble?

Lament slows us down, it gives us time and space to think through what is happening and it provides a framework in which we can seek God and find refuge in him.

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Books I Have Read: The Lamentations of a Sinner

An interesting and encouraging book from an historically important author.

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Mission Agencies: What Are They For?

If you think mission today looks just the same as it did six months ago, you are not looking hard enough.

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Philippian Lockdown: A Sense of Proportion

Rather than wishing that things would return to the way that they used to be, perhaps we should be using this unusual time to ask God to show us lessons about ourselves and our attitudes that we couldn’t learn when the normal rules applied.

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Throwback: The Wood Between the Worlds

I feel rather homesick. Which is odd, because I’m living and working from home.

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Philippian Lockdown: Changed Perspectives

Being cut off from some of the material supports that I rely on to get through life, should help me focus more on God as the real source of my strength and hope

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Missiological Reflection

In summary, missiological reflection should be a continual and cyclical process, which starts with mission practice and results in changed practices, which themselves become the object of further reflection.

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Philippian Lockdown: Intentional Friendships

I’ve no doubt that Paul would have preferred sitting in Lydia’s house, drinking tea and eating cake rather than writing letters from a Roman jail.

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Response, Recovery and Reconstruction?

Mission agencies may be tempted to get back to business as normal as soon as possible. However, I think that they would be mistaken if they thought in these terms.