Category: mission

Bishopy shenanigans in England

I have (mostly) resisted writing about recent goings-on in the Church of England. It seems better for my spiritual health to write about mission of the church or to fill this blog with silly...

Our story is God’s story

Last Sunday at Christ Church, we celebrated the Feast of Dedication, and in a slightly unusual way. My experience is that very few parishes celebrate this feast day, so I thought I’d share a...

Getting the story right

I subscribe to Leading Ideas, a fantastic weekly email newsletter. Nearly every week brings a useful and thought-provoking idea. This week focuses on “Getting Your Congregation’s Story Right“. A snippet: Today many clergy are...

The ending dying church

I’m not the only one asking questions about the future of the church. The Rev’d Mark Bozzuti-Jones from Trinity Church, Wall Street, has written a provocative piece. What if some other religion or movement...

Joyful giving

Last month, Lesley’s Blog riffed a little on post by Seth Godin. Lesley quotes Godin: “If you are walking by a pond and you see a child drowning, do you save her? What if...