• Archive: June 2008

Crazy Confectionary

Jun 28

I am trying to come up with a tenuous worship idea where I can direct you to this crazy site.  They will print a photo onto your M&M’s.  I was really happy to find out that they will also sell you a bag of each individual colour.  I think that it could really help roadies out

A Generous Orthodoxy

Jun 27

Following the weighty tomes I had to read for my dissertation, I have decided to read something for my own pleasure.  To that end, I have finished with Brian McLarens manifesto on Christian unity, A Generous Orthodoxy: Why I Am A Missional, Evangelical, Post/Protestant, Liberal/Conservative, Mystical/Poetic, Biblical, Charismatic/Contemplative, Fundamentalist/Calvinist, Anabaptist/Anglican, Methodist, Catholic, Green, Incarnational, Depressed

Looking after Creation

Jun 24

Here is an interesting idea for social action.  A methodist church is giving energy monitors to each member of their congregation.  The monitor gives an ongoing price rating of how much electricity it being used per minute.  An interesting way of encouraging faith to be lived out.

Mission Shaped Church for Older People?

Jun 24

If you are a regular reader of my blog you will perhaps have noticed that I get a little irate when people say that emerging churches are “aimed” at “younger people”.  Even the phrase “emerging generations” becomes a little exclusive for my liking.  There is an interesting article about a new publication about this phenomenon

Child Poverty

Jun 23

There is a lot in the news lately about child poverty in the UK.  Child poverty is a terrible thing!!  However, I can’t get my head around the measures that people are using to make claims about the current levels of poverty.  Here is what I mean. The responses from the professionals in the room all seem to