I came across this wonderful image on Richard Littledale’s blog. It is a wonderful reimagining of church art in a contemporary way. I love the guy in a hoodie praying!
You may remember that I blogged about Living distinctively a couple of months ago. One of the main parts of the study is a DVD interviewing Christians who are working at the top of their field. One of the people interviewed was Patrick Dixon, “Futurist”. He was inspiring so I decided to follow him. He
I came across an article about social media and church websites entitled “10 reasons Why Social Media Matters”. It is very good at highlighting the shift in the flow of information that I hinted at yesterday in my blog post about advertising. This is also the conversation that Pete Phillips and many others have been having about
For a while I’ve been looking at social media as a communication tool. You will have noticed that I have posted many blogs about the ways in which the internet can create a sensation that either builds up or destroys its target. This flash mob video is a great example of how something can spread like wildfire and
Jon at ASBOJesus so often manages to identify the big issues around us and point a million watt light at them. Here he has so succinctly juxtaposed the society in which we live and the way our world works with the ancient symbols of faith. As a Church we are at a fascinating point in history. In the
@unvirtuousabbey posted this on twitter. I could write you a few thousand words about post-christendom or I could let it speak for itself.
I made the mistake of jokingly saying “I can’t wait for them to just put an implant in my brain that does all of that” in front of my wife yesterday. I am a typical tech geek. I have an iPhone 4 that does everything. People say to me “you’re never off facebook” and my reply is
I don’t speak Portuguese. I don’t think you have to… [UPDATE!] It is now the english version! Thank you so much Tronis!! [/Update]
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
One of the things that is constantly appearing in the UK press is the breakdown of community and a society that is becoming increasingly individualistic and consumerist. Post enlightenment we have moved from a sense of corporate experiences to an increasingly individualistic experience. The pre enlightenment communal experiences were usually local and consisted of village life. People shared experiences through their