Category Archives: Missional Spirittuality

“D”evolping A Model of Spiritual Growth

Over the last few years I have been trying to develop a “model” of spiritual growth. Basically it started with me thinking about what kind of sermons I would need to preach to help a congregation grow spiritually. I wanted … Continue reading

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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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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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MARK, JESUS & REIMAGINING CHURCH

There is a probably apocryphal story that some tourists stopped in the middle of nowhere in the Highlands to ask a local teuchter the way to Fort William only to be told “I wouldn’t start here if you are going … Continue reading

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VITAL INGREDIENTS OF CHURCH

1 Thessalonians 1 1 Paul, Silas and Timothy, To the church of the Thessalonians in God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ: Grace and peace to you. 2 We always thank God for all of you, mentioning you in … Continue reading

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