It’s a Sunday afternoon and I’m standing at the sink trying to do the dishes because I don’t want to leave too many for Mama Velo the next day, and Elliot’s refusing to play outside. He pulls up a chair next to me at the sink and I find myself […]
I commented here that I don’t think Aussie missionaries should try to make Aussies dance like Tanzanians, but there’s something appealing about the verve of African worship, isn’t there? You may well see something in the below video from our church that you want for your church.
Updated with new videos, June 2015. The pambio is a popular style of song in East Africa, and it’s the music we’ve been singing here in Dodoma. A pambio is a short chorus in call-and-response format. Sounds simple, right? But these could be the sounds of revival: deceptively simple phrases combined […]
This post follows on from Arthur’s. I heard leading Cranmer scholar Ashley Null give a lecture at Ridley today. I think it was mainly for the Anglican ordinands and since I am normally unwilling identify with Anglicanism in general, it wasn’t really my scene. But my love of church history […]
“God is most glorified when I am most satisfied in him” is a phrase I hear in a broad range of Christian circles. It’s the main thesis of John Piper in Desiring God. It’s an interesting concept, and one which I’ve heard used to justify a variety of theological and […]