Our world is full of controversy, accusation, grief and condemnation… but when we arrive at Easter Sunday, we hear a different word. Life. Twice Jesus says in John’s history that he did not come to either judge or condemn the … Read more
Contrary to what the political classes and newsfeeds wants us to believe are our essential problems, Isaiah tells us our deepest problem is a lack of righteousness. For a man who has been praying that God would tear open the … Read more
“If the head is rotten, so is the fish” says the Chinese proverb about leadership. The proverb illustrates how the quality and style of leadership filters through to affect the led. Australians will be going to the polls to choose … Read more
Our days are fractured and threatening, our search for unity in global rules, rights and markets is not working. Yet Jesus came to save this world, even though it is also his enemy, and he offers those who follow him … Read more
Imagine people walking into our churches wanting to meet Jesus. People walk in to admire the windows, the architecture, the history, to ask for financial help or to hire a hall or to book a wedding or baptism. So why … Read more
Here are some practical ideas for running Bible studies for different types of people and groups.
A collaborative Bible study
- People from cultures where memory learning is the norm.
- People who are new to Bible study
I often find myself wondering how the church can have a future. We were founded by diverse, broken and discredited people and we are made up of diverse, broken and discredited people. We live in exile as strangers who are … Read more