missional church – simple really

Following up on my only two choices post, I thought it would be worth posting the video Jonathan mentioned in his comment: If you can see this, then you might need a Flash Player upgrade or you need to install Flash Player if it’s missing. Get Flash Player from Adobe. Two choices… inward or outward. Read More …

Emerging Church – Youth Work For Grown Ups – part 3

Substance In his comment on part 1 of this little series of posts John grasps on of the key criticisms of both Emerging Church and of Youth Work… lack of substance. I often hear that both are prone to style over content.  Both suffer from a tendancy towards the flash and attractive.  I’ve seen it Read More …

Crossed Purposes?

Tonight, for reasons I’m still not entirely sure of, I was invited to sit on a panel for a discussion of ‘The Emerging Church’ at International Christian College.  If you read yesterday’s post you’ll probably realise that i was pretty nervous about it for a number of reasons. If you missed it, my article on Read More …

Help please…

Tomorrow afternoon I’ve been invited to be part of a panel at International Christian College to discuss what the Emerging Church is, what can be learned from it (by the evangelical church I guess) and what the downsides of emerging church are. Along with me there will be people on the panel who know actual Read More …

New OneKirk Journal Available Now

The new issue of the OneKirk Journal is now available online. It has some great stuff including: reflection on the use of torture a guide to some of the notable events at General Assembly ‘champagne bubbles’ by Roddy Hamilton A conversation with Scott M Rennie and an Introduction to Emerging Church by some guy called Read More …

Emerging Scotland Glasgow Meet Up

The growing online community of people interested in all things (or perhaps just some things) emerging/emergent Church over at Emerging Scotland are busy beavering away being creative, innovative and generally moving their communities of faith forward.  The network is growing and people are sharing their stories and resources online, but that’s not the same as Read More …