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HOLES, MOSAIC & KODAK

There is a story that goes around in business books about a company that made drill bits. The story goes, and I have no idea if its based on fact or apocryphal, that a new chief executive looking at the … Continue reading

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RECRUITING VOLUNTEERS OR GROWING DISCIPLES ?

< Why Corporate Church Won’t Work This is one of the most insightful articles that I have read for a while. This is the section which resonated with me … ” Here’s what I mean: In American businesses, it’s about … Continue reading

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BACK TO OUR ROOTS? : The Early Church & Ecclesiology

This is the week leading up to Pentecost the time in the Church year when we have traditionally remembered and celebrated not just the giving of the Holy Spirit but the creation of the Church. Church is the big topic … Continue reading

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LOST IN UNTRANSLATION

When it comes to communicating with people with different languages most Scots belong to the “if you say it loud enough and repeat it often enough” the daft foreigner will eventually understand it school of linguistic theory. The number of … Continue reading

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UNLEARNING CHURCH

Another update of an old post I bought a book a while back with the title “Unlearning Church” that title is also a pretty accurate description of the journey I have been on over these last few years in how … Continue reading

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EVANGELISM, SNAKE OIL SALESMEN & MIME ARTISTS

So we are working our way through Mike Frost’s THE ROAD TO MISSIONAL and have arrived at chapter two “SLOW EVANGELISM: Moving Beyond The Four Spiritual Laws.” For me personally this is the most important chapter in the book because … Continue reading

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ABANDONING LITTLE BO

One of the things I love about living in Edinburgh is being able to go to Murrayfield, Scotland’s international rugby ground. Along with about 67,000 other Scots I cheer Scotland on until I am hoarse. (I have groaned quite a … Continue reading

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THE INTROVERTED CHURCH

Going to bring over some posts from a previous blog Ok I’ll make a confession I have an introverted streak, not quite a mile wide, but it’s a substantial part of my personality. Frankly, I enjoy being on my own … Continue reading

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