Lessons from El Salvador for Church Warriors

Oct 16, 2018 by

from Mass Resistance: For the past two weeks, Dr. Robert Oscar Lopez has been traveling and doing missionary work in El Salvador. What he saw and learned changed his outlook considerably. This is possibly his best “Save our Churches” segments so far. Among other things, after watching this you...

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Did we witness social action / evangelism ‘holy grail’ on BBC documentary?

Oct 9, 2018 by

by Andrew Symes, Anglican Mainstream. Every few years the church’s ministry among the urban poor in Britain comes into renewed focus. It can take the form of church leaders in advocacy mode for social action, looking at the big picture, addressing government policy on issues such as housing and...

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The Debt Saviours: Bradford’s Christians Against Poverty opens religious support for vulnerable up to BBC scrutiny

Oct 6, 2018 by

From the Yorkshire Post. A Christian debt charity founded by Bradford’s John Kirkby has opened its religious methods up to scrutiny for an access-all-areas BBC documentary tonight. Chris Burn reports. “I have sat down with a father who has told his wife and children that they are going on an...

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Is this the solution to our missional challenge?

Oct 5, 2018 by

By Ian Paul, Psephizo. […] the mission of the Church cannot be reduced simply to attendance, but numbers do matter since numbers represent people. And ‘coming to church’ isn’t the only thing that matters, since people have (in the past) come to church for all sorts of reasons, and...

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Tim Keller on a fishy story

Oct 4, 2018 by

by Matt Smethurst, The Gospel Coalition. Jonah is fascinating. It’s considered a prophetic book despite containing only one preaching sentence. (Out of its 48 verses, 47 are narrative.) Jonah is also the Bible’s only prophet sent to the Gentiles. Others speak about the Gentiles, but only Jonah is...

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‘Share the good news on estates and the nation will take notice,’ says Bishop of Burnley

Sep 27, 2018 by

by Madeleine Davies, Church Times: IN 2013, the Bishop of Burnley, the Rt Revd Philip North, told the General Synod about his former parish on a large Hartlepool estate, which had been vacant for more than two years. “Compare that with a recent vacancy in a richly endowed parish near Paddington,...

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