Tag Archives: Church

Need a break from church?

Photo by Kinga Cichewicz on Unsplash

I’ve been pondering this thought lately… How is it, that after many years, many a Christian feels exhausted and in need of a break from involvement with church?  I do not mean for bio/psycho health or other unforeseen reasons, but spiritually need a break. Many of us confess that we are “spiritually/emotionally burnt out” and have given up on the ...

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A Letter to My 21 Year Old Self


Dear past me. Firstly, I don’t have the almanac, and I won’t tell you the winning lotto numbers. It might break the space-time continuum. Secondly and more seriously, err… thanks. You had a choice to abandon your faith – but you made a choice to follow Christ wherever that lead. I sit here, writing to you with a loving family around me, ...

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What are we to do with _______? Leadership failings and the cross.

Will Foster/PastorMark.tv

If you keep tabs on what is happening in the worldwide church, then you’ve probably heard about the increasing controversy surrounding Pastor Mark Driscoll, from Mars Hill Church in Seattle (Update, Pastor Mark has stepped down as of Sunday 24/08/14). It’s even made the front page of the New York Times. Claims of his creating a culture of fear to ...

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