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More than just a Sunday Thing

When Europe take on America on the Albatros golf course at Le Golf National in Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, southwest of Paris, at the end of this month (28-30 September), one thing will go largely unnoticed. Thousands of words will be spoken and written about the Ryder...

Fail to plan, plan to fail

I don’t like this phrase because I’m not a great planner. I tend to nod towards the truth it contains, but then bury it and try and convince myself that I’ll get by. I’m experienced at ‘winging it’. When I listen to God, however, I’m frequently reminded in a whole...

Stop Trying To Grow Your Church

Okay, so I’ve got your attention with that one. But stay with me... A few years ago I heard someone make the observation: ‘Jesus didn’t say, ‘you go build my church’, he said ‘I will build my church; you go and make disciples’ (Matt 16:18; 28:19). I found that a...

Summer – a time to take time

Just over a hundred years ago, the poet WH Davies wrote about the fact that we miss out in life if we miss out time to stop and look. His most famous poem begins: ‘What is this life if, full of care, we have no time to stand and stare.’ This summer, the current...

Get Rich or Die Young

On Monday I watched a BBC Panorama documentary on the impact of poverty on life expectancy called Get Rich or Die Young (it’s available on BBC iplayer for a year). The statistics were shocking, they looked at the most dramatic area of the country in terms of life...

Missional Leadership: Hoist Your Sails

We are in the midst of a crisis of leadership. Whilst I have my own perspectives on Brexit, Trump, North Korea, the EU, Russia, etc, right now I’m particularly concerned about my own Baptist family, although this issue spans all the historic denominations in the UK....

Talking Jesus

Here at Seventy-two the scripture which propels our endeavours is Luke 10:1-12, the passage in which Jesus sends out the seventy-two to every town and place where Jesus was about to go. From time to time we like to share with you resources and ideas which we believe...

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