Tag Archives: community

thankfulness

“In the Christian community thankfulness is just what it is anywhere else in the Christian life. Only he who gives thanks for the little things receives the big things […] if we do not give thanks daily for the Christian … Continue reading

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wisdom

“On the one hand, the wisdom traditions make clear that obedience is not simply slavish, fearful conformity to rules and laws. Thus wisdom is a guard againstĀ legalism. Obedience, according to the traditions of wisdom, entails the imaginative capacity to take … Continue reading

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Simple rhythms

As you may know, I’ve been thinking a lot about the simple rhythms that help us to live well recently, especially when life gets busy. Something that added a new perspective to these thoughts was my recent visit to Corrie … Continue reading

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concussion

While on holiday in the Netherlands last week, I went to a waterpark, which was great fun – but I seem to have sustained a mild concussion going down one of the especially violent slides. The odd thing is that … Continue reading

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imagine sept 2017

So I was at a conference by these great guys recently, and one of the things we were prompted to do was to tell the story of studentwork at your church five years into the future; into the future that … Continue reading

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there’s a rest

Things are hotting up here in Cov – students are arriving for the start of a new academic year (MY BABIES! AAAHHHHHH!), our church gathers its leaders this weekend for a big vision- and goal-setting powwow, we church staff are … Continue reading

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people of God (and getting locked out of my house)

So from Friday to Sunday I went to this conferenceĀ in Birmingham. There was lots of really good teaching; some amazing testimonies from Heidi and Rolland Baker’s work in Mozambique; plenty of giggly jiggly joy; people bending over to touch their … Continue reading

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