Churches are called to be committed communities of discipleship and mission, places of friendship, mutual accountability and multi-voiced worship.
The frequent association of the church with status, wealth and force is inappropriate for followers of Jesus and damages our witness.
Learning from the experience and perspectives of movements such as Anabaptism that rejected standard Christendom assumptions and pursued alternative ways of thinking and behaving.
Jesus is the focal point of God’s revelation. Committed to a Jesus-centered approach to the Bible and community of faith, we read the Bible to discern and apply its implications for discipleship.
Joshua Searle examines Jesus as the source of our life, the central reference point of our faith and lifestyle, for our understanding of church and our engagement with society.
This webinar will draw from Lloyd’s book with the same title and will explore ways of reading the Bible that take seriously the teaching and example of Jesus.
This webinar addresses the significant transformation undergone by ministry with young people, and the emergence of a post-Christendom, missional narrative, despite the fact that for many churches it is still about getting young people into church on a Sunday.
God after Christendom revisits the long tradition of Christian speech about God with the conviction that in scripture and in the history of Christian reflection on these matters there are rich resources for faithful discipleship that enable us to confront the contemporary temptations that too often unwittingly re-make God in our own image.
This seminar explores how and why we should use sharing food to both practice hospitality and build up Christian community, whether at house-group or congregational level.
The more domesticated Atheism has become, the more it has lost its subversive element, climaxing today in the endorsement of the very type of state activity it once opposed.