Category Archives: Church

The Redemption of the Christendom Church

SinceĀ Diana and I embarked on the journey of exploring the simple church movement, and how we might transition our originally traditional Baptist church into a network of house churches, we have met many people with many different ideas about church, … finish reading The Redemption of the Christendom Church

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I’ve started writing a new book – The Long Tail of the Church

My new book has begun. I’m writing The Long Tail of the Church: Why the Future of the Church is in Much More of LessĀ over at www.longtailchurch.com/book. Based on inspiration drawn from Internet marketing books, such as Chris Anderson’s famous … finish reading I’ve started writing a new book – The Long Tail of the Church

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Now let us turn on our phones and browse to John chapter 3

How many times have you heard a mobile phone ring during a church meeting and wished that people would show a bit more courtesy about turning them off? Well, all of that is about to change. No, not because someone … finish reading Now let us turn on our phones and browse to John chapter 3

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Brian McLaren Trilogy – A Real Bargain

I’ve been wanting to buy emerging church author Brian McLaren’s classic trilogy A New Kind of Christian: A Tale of Two Friends on a Spiritual Journey, The Story We Find Ourselves In: Further Adventures of a New Kind of Christian, … finish reading Brian McLaren Trilogy – A Real Bargain

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Steve Chalke – Storyteller

I first encountered Steve Chalke in Birmingham at the Baptist World Alliance Centenary Congress in July 2005. I remember sitting spellbound as this master storyteller shared his tale about how the church is having a powerful effect in the most … finish reading Steve Chalke – Storyteller

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Purpose-Driven?

The Wall Street Journal, on Tuesday, ran an article about the experiences of some churches in the USA with attempts to ‘transition’ their church to ‘Purpose Driven’. I find it hard to relate to this part of American church culture, … finish reading Purpose-Driven?

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