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The Quest for Community #5

My good friend Ben once invited me to the pub for a chat while we were at uni. He and his housemate Owen had started a prayer meeting on Saturday nights at the their house and it had grown into a little family. We loved spending time in God's presence together on those Saturday nights.... Continue Reading →

The Quest for Community #4

I'm just gonna come out and say it. I think you're too sensitive. You're too easily offended. When it comes to receiving "wounds from a friend" you're about as durable as a helium balloon. One little prick to your ego and you get totally deflated (usually with a lot of high-pitched whining). But that's no... Continue Reading →

The Quest for Community #3

Upon and Around The Chinese community. The black community. The LGBT community. Our society has a tendency to build community upon identity and around common practice. What distinguishes us from others, how we behave, the way we feel inside and the way we experience or perceive life is paramount to how we interact with others.... Continue Reading →

The Quest for Community #1

A friend of mine who was born and raised in Nigeria said to me once, "I never heard a sermon on community until I moved to this country." We were talking about how hard it is for Christians in British culture to fulfil a lot of the principles of Christian life that God lays out in... Continue Reading →

Throwback: Telling Stories to Children

I wrote this one after a conversation with an older friend about generational alignment and disconnection in the Church. “Much that once was, is lost for none now live who remember it.” - Galadriel There are certain things in God's heart that He has revealed to fathers and mothers in the Church at certain times... Continue Reading →

Throwback: Honesty

From back when I was listening to a lot of Danny Silk and contemplating relational intricacies.  John 1:14 - "And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth." Proverbs 16:24 - "Gracious words are like... Continue Reading →

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