Strand groups are a key part of the AFES annual conference, National Training Event. Spending 12 hours looking at a few Bible verses probably sounds boring, right? But strand groups should be engaging, encouraging, and inspiring. After we ran a strand group in 2010, here are some reflections followed by four tips.
In the last post, I asked whether NTE had the right balance of what the gospel is. In this post, I ask whether it had the right balance of what we should do with that gospel.
Over the last few years, Arthur and I have been developing a ministry job description for ourselves – a philosophy of student ministry and and where we fit. Our big question, though, has been whether there would be somewhere we could carry that out. Would there be a place for […]
Church denominations are muddly — and muddy, and kind of of icky. Like sheep, maybe — sheep in the rain in Melbourne. And I come from the City of Churches, the place where all denominations were first allowed to roam free in Australia. Baa.