Partnership for Mission in Practice

Partnership for Mission in Practice

Jesus sent the Seventy-two to the towns and villages of Galilee in pairs, so partnership is our model for mission activity. This story, which first appeared in The Baptist Times, describes what happened when two churches from different parts of the country decided to...
Dare I Assume Responsibility?

Dare I Assume Responsibility?

I’m passing on this challenge wherever I go at the moment. It’s one I’ve received myself: Assume responsibility. These two words are the title of chapter one of Derek Tidball’s latest book Lead like Joshua, and they summarise what he’s hearing from Joshua 1:1-6. For...
Planning for Fruitfulness

Planning for Fruitfulness

Are you planning for fruitfulness? We probably know some these verses by heart: “For I know the plans I have for you,’ declares the Lord, ‘plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Then you will call on me and come and pray...
Needed: Soft eyes for the way ahead

Needed: Soft eyes for the way ahead

I’m not saying I’m addicted to watching TV crime and detective series, but Morse, Shetland, Endeavour, Lewis, Wallender, Midsomer Murders, etc. means the higher number channels are most frequently turned on in our house. I’ve never watched The Wire, apparently a US...