God in the Concrete

I was lucky enough to go to a thought-provoking conference, God in the Concrete today, a gathering of Think Tanks who have been talking about about enabling churches to become safe places and sanctuaries for young people once more. It was inspiring to hear Sam Wells apply his book The Nazareth Manifesto to the theology of … Continue reading God in the Concrete

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Moments of joy

I was having a coffee with a friend who's also involved in youth ministry, and we got talking about Rev, the arguably more up-to-date, realistic version of the Vicar of Dibley that portrays the life of inner-city Vicar, Adam Smallbone (Tom Hollander). And, in fact, before I started this job and found myself head first … Continue reading Moments of joy