Category Archives: ecclesiology

Missional Church: Picture It Like This

My attempt to express my current thinking on church visually. A couple of points God’s people exist now as BOTH Called & Sent people which involves Gathering with Jesus for teaching, worship, fellowship etc AND Going with Jesus in mission … Continue reading

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The MEANING of MISSIONAL, Is it about style or substance?

I was at a pretty inspirational day long meeting with some other Nazarene pastors thinking about our church, church planting and mission. Two leaders of church planting movements in Scotland told us their stories, which were great to hear. I … Continue reading

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Mosaic Edinburgh’s Single Biggest Challenge

OUR SINGLE BIGGEST CHALLENGE I am more excited about the future of Mosaic Edinburgh than I have ever been and more intimidated by the future of Mosaic Edinburgh than I have ever been. My mind at the moment is full … Continue reading

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MISSIONAL COMMUNITIES

Its looks like the best way for Mosaic Edinburgh to develop is to create what have been called “Missional Communities.” Many of you are already familiar with them and their general principles but what I wanted to do was to … Continue reading

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Not “NOT YET CHRISTIAN” but ‘NO MORE CHRISTIAN” … SCOTLAND & SIMPLISTIC MISSION

In 1910 here in Edinburgh there was the biggest ever gathering, up to that point in history, of protestant missionaries to think about the future of world mission. The so called Edinburgh Missionary Conference happened just before the bloodbath of … Continue reading

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UNLEARNING CHURCH

another raid of an old blog archive I bought a book a few years ago with the title “Unlearning Church”. As well as being the title of a good book “Unlearning Church” is also a pretty good description of my … Continue reading

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INTRODUCING MOSAIC EDINBURGH

Introduction to Mosaic Edinburgh Mosaic Edinburgh is a new community of followers of Jesus Christ here in Scotland’s capital just setting off on the adventure of discovering what it means to be God’s people in this beautiful city. Our deepest … Continue reading

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