Posts from December 2012
Most Popular Blog Post of 2012: An Assessment of T4G, City2City & Acts29WE Conferences
As voted for by you, the viewing public. Right, let me get something straight right off the bat. I am not a conference junkie! It just so happened that I squeezed in these 3 during a manic 2 week period. In fact, this is the…
Top 3 Blog Posts of 2012: Planting Church in Hard Places. But What About Our Children?
This is at number 2. I sometimes meet with and speak to young men who say that they are interested in planting churches in housing schemes. One issue in particular seems to hinder them, especially if they’re from an educated, middle class background. It’s the problem of children. They are either…
Top 3 Blog Posts of 2012: From Selling Heroin in the Car Park to Proclaiming Christ in the Community
What a Wonderful World (In 16 Musical Genres)!
As you can tell I am using lots of video fillers for the Christmas season. Tomorrow I will start the countdown on my top 3 blog posts of 2012 (statistically). Then, early in the New Year I will be leaving this blog and starting over at www.20schemes.com. However, I will give plenty of notice about…
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Video Resources For Grief Counselling
I cam across this resource some time ago. They are definitely worth checking out but I can’t claim to give 100% backing to them because I haven’t watched them. However, worth checking out as a potential resource. http://www.bradhambrick.com/griefseminar
Some Christmas Cheer!
This is a fascinating take on the Christmas event. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=bjQDl95tOcU] Here’s a more modern take. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=NHJ8VaHf90E#!] Perhaps the cutest ever video can be found on the following link. You’d have to be hard hearted not to like this one. A…
Christmas Newsletter 2012: Why My Family Is Better Than Yours
About 5 years ago, in response to the countless Christmas Family Newsletters we receive each year, we began our own ‘alternative’ version. It was partly due to my irritation at being told how good ‘Rupert’ was at the trombone now or how ‘Felicity’ had been voted…
Do You Really Want To Plant A Church?
I haven’t posted to ‘Ordinary Pastor‘ (one of my favourite blogs) for a long while. So, here you go! A mini series on church planting. Enjoy it here. Note: Re-posting doesn’t always mean 100% agreement. 🙂
20 Schemes USA Launch: Some Observations
As many of you are aware, I have recently returned from the USA launch of 20Schemes. I suggest you click on the link if you do not know what that is. 20schemes is partnering with Bardstown Christian Fellowship in the planting and revitalisation of gospel centred churches in some of Scotland’s poorest housing schemes. As I was there for 5 days of intense meetings,…