Throwback: Leaving the Church

I first started blogging in 2011 and I had a blog with blogger.com. Some of the posts have been re-hashed and added to this one but I thought I'd share some of my old posts with you in their original form so you can see how my thoughts and writing have changed over time. Enjoy!... Continue Reading →

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Throwback: Worship and Packed Lunches

​ ​I first started blogging in 2011 and I had a blog with blogger.com. Some of the posts have been re-hashed and added to this one but I thought I'd share some of my old posts with you in their original form so you can see how my thoughts and writing has changed over time. Enjoy!... 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 →

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 #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 #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 →

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