12 of the inhibiting myths that prevent churches from starting to work with young people

These still kick about a bit, so maybe its worth stating them, once for all, getting them out in the open and realising not only how ridiculous some of these are, but more damaging how inhibiting they are, for churches, congregations to work with young people. None of these are true, and if you think they are, think about what you’re trying to say about … Continue reading 12 of the inhibiting myths that prevent churches from starting to work with young people

LGBT and the Christian Story (Part 2) – Might drama make for a better evangelical story?

A few weeks ago I penned a piece that began with Peter Oulds assertion that ‘Evangelicals need a better story’  in regard to how situations of LGBT are dealt with, and the piece ended with my own story of growing up evangelical, and the predominant silence on the issue, a silence which meant that as a young person I had no way of assessing the … Continue reading LGBT and the Christian Story (Part 2) – Might drama make for a better evangelical story?

Where to find help when: ‘undecided about the EU referendum’

So there’s just over one day to go before voting starts, and like remembering that the passport needs updating in July, its a bit last minute to work out all the arguments, views and opinions to decide upon which way you’re going to vote. Fortunately as a Christian you can turn to the Bible for your guidance, especially those pages just after the contents section, … Continue reading Where to find help when: ‘undecided about the EU referendum’