• Archive: Culture

The Envisioning Lab

Aug 2

One of the most interesting things I have watch recently is Secrets of the Superbrands – Technology.  I blogged about it briefly when it came out as the view of Apple as a religious phenomenon was fascinating.  However, the programme raised a different question with me related to the other guys.  The uncool guys.  The geeky

The Church and The Arts

Mar 31

It is very topical to talk about the arts here in the UK as a lot of funding has been cut.  Earlier today I read Phil Ritchie’s blog, who like me is a priest in the Church of England.  During prayers this morning we both remembered John Donne who was a poet, a priest and the Dean of

Fishing Net or Safety Net

Nov 22

I recently blogged concerns about Fresh Expressions moving people from one form of church to another rather than reaching new people.  Share the guide has blogged a brief introduction to a forthcoming grove booklet by Matt Stone asking the question “Are fresh expressions actually being fishing nets and reaching the unchurched, or are they merely safety nets, picking

What is Jesus Like?

Jun 10

I got a link to this from Lesley’s Blog.  I guess we have been reading it for years.  Brian McLarren has been saying it for year.  To see Joe Public and hear them say it out loud when asked the question is disturbing. I wonder if it would be different if this was done in