Can anything good come out of North Korea?
// What’s the darkest place in the world you can think of? Perhaps you might think of North Korea. Do you think God could still be at work even there?
Written by threads
Christianity’s biggest threat
// We are told Christianity in the UK is under pressure. Surveys citing changing social attitudes and declining church attendance are often used to forecast Christianity’s expiry date. However, there’s a much bigger threat to Christianity than half empty churches.
Written by Matthew Rees
Five reasons to be inspired by the persecuted Church
// The persecuted church. Millions of Christians every day making the choice to lose it all, give up everything, and wake up to a day that require full reliance on God. Here are five reasons why I believe this source of inspiration is for all of us.
Written by Pete Hopper
Where is our transformative influence?
// And are we believing in a selfish gospel?
Written by Freddie Pimm
You can’t sit with us
// Sometimes we can be so busy not being of the world, that we fail to be in it.
Written by Dave Luck
Lessons on church life from ITV’s Broadchurch
// Yes, it's facing challenges - but let's not dismiss the humble parish church.
Written by Vicky Noble
My challenges with mental health
// Everyone goes through dark days, but it’s how we see through these moments that make us stronger. A post for World Health Day.
Written by Jade Ashley Till
Dear youth worker
// Scars don’t define our young people and they don’t exclude us from ministry.
Written by Rachael Newham
A letter to Sam on helping the poor
// You said you wanted to fall in love with the Church, but I want so much more than that for you.
Written by Jenny Dawkins
‘Churchianity’, or when your faith is flawed
// When the Church loses sight of the people it is comprised of, it morphs into Churchianity
Written by Annie Carter
Why our church threw out our mission statement
// So millennials are sick of mission statements? Here’s why our church doesn’t have one...
Written by Jenny Bridgman
Is the way we do leadership training actually hindering growth?
// The current system isn't open to women - can Jesus model a better way?
Written by Benedict Atkins
Yes, Church: we can be successful and single
// Let's stop talking and acting like single people are missing out.
Written by Andre Adefope
If you need to talk, I’ll listen
// Mental illness is rampant in our society, and we need to talk about it.
Written by Dave Magill
95 reasons the world won’t fall apart
// 500 years after the Reformation, we need to remember that unity looks like something.
Written by Dan Preston
I’m a millennial in church leadership – but no one’s listening to me
// Why the Church needs to start adapting – and how to start.
Written by Simon Wilce
Locked churches and leave-taking
// Here's something I recently learned about taking risks.
Written by Jared Ruttenberg
A hipster speaks out
// And why you’re probably a hipster in disguise.
Written by Benedict Atkins
The ‘churchless’ gospel
// A gospel without the church is incomplete.
Written by Joe Ogborn
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