The marginalised middle-classes

The marginalised middle-classes

Ok, so I know that having read that title some of you are already sharpening your doctrinal pitch-forks to administer some ‘correction-in-love’ to this soon to be skewered heretic… but hear me out first… please! I grew up in the evangelical Church in the U.K where,...
Hospitality… more than a soggy Bourbon?

Hospitality… more than a soggy Bourbon?

Do you ever wonder how long it takes for those who are ‘added to the number’ following an Alpha course to begin to question where all the free meals have gone?! Much as I have the greatest of respect for Alpha and the way it has impacted the lives of so many, I truly...
Walk, don’t hop!

Walk, don’t hop!

Over the years I’ve been intrigued by how people describe churches they know of. “It’s a good mission church, so active in their community” or “It’s a wonderful teaching church, great for discipleship” are two of the descriptions that have always mystified me a bit...