Tag: Mission

  • Chewing things over

    Probation conference number 2 finished today and it was one of the best so far – I’m including candidates’ conferences in that too. All the sessions reinforced one another and the whole was challenging and encouraging. The theme was ‘Mission’ and the overarching idea was that the church is not called to ‘do mission’ but […]

  • Crisis!? What crisis?

    Last night, BBC Scotland aired a short documentary, A Church in Crisis?, about the Church of Scotland and its current circumstances. The broadcast date marks the anniversary of the Kirk’s creation following the Scottish Reformation. Peter has already blogged about the programme and notes that it offered a balanced view of the Kirk’s present state. […]

  • I’m confused

    No surprise there then. Having spent some of this afternoon discussing Emerging Church, I got the names of a few projects to follow up on as possible research subjects for my dissertation. I’ve just spent some time looking at their websites and I’m left with the feeling that either I’ve completely missed the point of […]

  • Challenging videos

    On my blog feeds yesterday, my attention was caught by a couple of video clips. They’re of Reggie McNeal, from Fuller Theological Seminary, addressing a Reformed church conference. I do encourage you to listen to all of it, but if you don’t have the time, at least catch the first 10 to 15 minutes of […]