I often 'fantasize' about going back...you know back to good old fashion church pastoring. A good mate, Hamo - the Backyard Missionary - he did it. Went back that is. He is heading back to Quinns Baptist Church in the next few weeks to be their main man 🙂 In my fantasy I ponder the … Continue reading Local Church Leadership
Matt (OEUp) sent me this link. These reflections are definitely thoughts I regularly ponder! Taken from - here Pioneer and/or Pastor Just at the moment I'm struggling with energy, it's not tiredness in the traditional sense, it's more a sense of being de-energised... this morning feeling incredibly down I began to reflect on just why … Continue reading Great Thoughts
So what might the church of God’s future look like? Perhaps a snap shot might start to get the imaginative juices flowing. I’m not offering a one-size fits all blue-print, but a few fringe thoughts to get the cogs turning, so here goes: On Monday Morning, upstairs at the local Pub, a group of professional … Continue reading Future Church?
With his arm elbow deep in muddy water Eddie looks up and winks and mentions that if this mud crab gets a hold of his fingers we had better watch out as we will all know about it! We were out on the Mangrove flats that the people of Ngamagkoon belong to. Eddie is part … Continue reading Listening to the West Kimberley People
Well if stats from Melbourne are anything to go by...not good! Do you think we are doing something wrong? MELBOURNE: 3.6 million people (2006), 248 Nationalities, 289 languages,128 religious faiths THE CHURCH 300,000 people attend church weekly, another 300,000 attend about once a month. There are over 1700 local churches of more than 30 denominations … Continue reading How is The Church?
I don't often post on The Joondalup Thing these days based on a request by some for me to shut up 🙂 But in rebellion - I post! TJT for those wondering, is our little church group in the City of Joondalup...It actually meets weekly in Currambine, not Joondalup, but Currambine is in Joondalup City.... … Continue reading The Joondalup Thing Update
I was given a book by Mark Driscoll recently, Confessions of a Reformission Rev. I plan to read it soon. But I must say that I was once a big fan of this hard hitting preacher guy. I liked his smash you in the face style, his anti-Pharisaical approach. He enjoys a beer with the … Continue reading Not Comfortable With Driscoll