Motherhood as Spiritual Practice is the second in Seedbed‘s ‘Spirituality for the Streets’ series. This short collection of reflections took me less than an hour to read and I take it that’s intentional – it’s aimed at the busy mum. The premise of the book is that on top of […]
What’s the story you tell about yourself? In this series we’ve looked at three ‘iCatechisms’, digital summaries of Christianity: Two Ways to Live, ‘the big story’, and 321. Each of these iCatechisms takes a slightly different angle, but let’s return to a question I’ve been posing: why take one angle and […]
Here’s the final of our iCatechisms for now. 321 was released one year ago by Glen Scrivener in the UK. 321 is designed as a catechism with evangelism in mind, not the other way around, so it’s less dependent on a hook for outsiders.
Last time we looked at a tool widely used in Australia, and the next of our ‘iCatechisms’ has the same basic approach — but with a few big tweaks. It’s dubbed ‘the big story’ and has been developed by James Choung, who is currently the national director of evangelism for […]
A series about digital summaries of Christianity Last time I asked if forgiveness is the best story we have to tell, and now I want to show you three bite-sized versions of what we believe. Each one has a different angle, with its own pros and cons, and each one […]
Scot McKnight opens The King Jesus Gospel by relating several stories about the confusion of the word ‘gospel’. He reckons evangelicals by and large use the word to be ‘how you are saved’ and that this results in a culture where the key thing is to get people ‘over the line’. […]
Today over lunch we read the story of Simon the Sorcerer in Acts 8. Simon is generally remembered as the guy who wanted to be able to do the same magic tricks at Peter and was rebuked in no uncertain terms! What struck me today though, was that this guy […]