Christian Core Values

The admirable Brian Russel of Real Meal Ministries has posted a short piece entitled A “New” Ethos. It’s a super little article on the purpose of the Christian Church which picks up ...

Mission: God’s People in Motion

Last weekend I was preaching at Charlotte Baptist Chapel in Edinburgh. The sermons are available online as audio files and you can also download the Powerpoint presentations. Mission: God’s Peop...

Blog Problems

I’ve been having some problems with our blog software over the past few days and, unfortunately, I don’t have time to work out what is going wrong. To smooth things out, I’ve had to ...

Vanity, vanity…

While waiting for a phone call (which never came) I spent some time looking up my name on Google (let’s admit it, we all do it!) and I came across some of the papers which I helped write years a...

What I did on my non-holidays

Waiting in line for passport control at Bole airport in Addis Ababa, I had plenty of time to talk to my neighbours; a couple from Manchester who were on their way home after a few weeks touring the co...

February News

Dear Friends, For the last few years, I’ve spent most of January in Central Africa but this year I was at home for the whole month. It probably won’t surprise anyone to learn that in Janua...

The Church After Christendom

I’ve just finished reading Stuart Murray’s ‘Church After Christendom’. If you are interested in thinking through what the Church should look like in our current culture, it is ...