The Rural Church in Transition

posted: 3 Mar 2008 comments: 0category:

sheep.jpg  Tomorrow I'm off to Lockerbie  speak to a group of church leaders about the National Gathering.  this is  great opportunity to encourage  rural congregations to get involved in what is going to be the biggest Christian event of the year. The rural church just like churches in the urban areas, are also facing the challenge of transition. We are living in a society that is having to face the changes that technology brings to all our communities. One big change that...
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What if God was one of us?

posted: 2 Mar 2008 comments: 0category:

In a few weeks it will be Easter again. The story of God coming among us. God taking the form of a man, entering into our time zone. God literally becoming one of us is at the heart of the Gospel. Can people believe such a story today? And can they believe the story of  a resurrection? Some Christians seek to re-interpret the faith. They want to speak of these stories in terms of myth. The resurrection of Jesus they say is not a bodily one, but rather a spiritual...
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