This year marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jnr. I have to confess,… Read more The Confrontation of a Letter from Birmingham
We need to talk about the ‘F’ word: failure. (No, I wasn’t going there!). One of those memory pictures came… Read more We need to talk about the ‘F’ word
So here is the dilemma: How do you do preach to a culture that is used to do being more… Read more Preaching Experiment
Lets lose our vision statements in church. Yes, I have said it. I am convinced we should lose our vision… Read more Let’s Lose Church Vision Statements
This is the second post looking at some other places where we could be looking at borrowing metaphors of church.… Read more Should We Look at Sporting Teams?
There are numerous metaphors of church in the New Testament. Church is a bride (Eph 5:22-31, Rev 21:9), body (Eph… Read more Should We Look At Restaurants?
When The Briefing was being published by Matthais Media in the 90’s, there was a regular section called the “lead… Read more Lead Balloon on Multiple Congregations
In a couple of weeks time I will be speaking at a Christian conference for university students on the subject… Read more Is a student group a church?
“You are confusing the marks of the church with it’s attributes”. It was one of those throw away comments that… Read more Church: Marks, Attributes and why does it