We’re coming out of lockdown so I’m planning to run some Faithroots Live sessions through the Autumn. This term we’ll be meeting up on Facebook on Tuesday evenings (8pm -9pm) with lots of Biblical studies, church history and doctrine to get your teeth into -all with a practical pastoral edge. Faithroots Live is particularly aimed… Continue reading Faithroots Live is back
I originally started Faithroots in order to provide online teaching and training. I had two concerns. The first was to provide content that we couldn’t cover in half hour on a Sunday morning for those at our church who wanted to take things further. The second was that I’ve a particular concern for those who… Continue reading The Faithroots Series
Over the past couple of months I’ve started providing an additional resource via Faithroots. A lot of people seem to prefer to download something to listen to whilst getting on with other activities. So, I’ve started producing an audio Bible exposition on Monday to Friday – #TheDailyDose. The idea is that we just open up… Continue reading The Daily Dose – Faithroots Audio
Here’s the latest charts and updates to help you with your planning and risk assessment. Today saw 26,144 new cases (reported). That’s down by 5,651 on last Saturday. Over the past seven days there have been 192,251 new cases. Cases are continuing to decline although we have seen the rate of decline slow down and… Continue reading COVID data update
It’s about three years ago that I had a call from a chap called Steve Horton from Sheffield. He wanted to meet up with me to talk about the local church situation in the West Midlands. He’d just been asked to start looking after evangelical Congregational Churches in the area (Evangelical Fellowship of Congregational Churches)… Continue reading West Smethwick Replant
Over the next few days we’ve something a little different on #TheDailyDose . I’m taking a break from working through a book in order to look at a mini topical series. Over the past few months, we’ve been challenged following the Fletcher, Smyth and Timmis scandals to look at our church culture. What kind of… Continue reading The Guilt Driven Church or the Grace Saturated Church?
Just a quick update from us for prayer. Over the next few weeks, we’ve got some important conversations happening with churches about potential roles. In addition, I’ve got several preaching engagements during early June. Two appointments are supporting local churches here in the Midlands including one at West Smethwick Congregational Church on the 13th June.… Continue reading Prayer Update
On Wednesday evening I took part in the launch event for “The Pastor with a thorn in his side.” This new book presents seven stories of pastors who have experienced depression. The aim of the book is threefold: To encourage pastors who are themselves facing depression To help churches know how to love and support… Continue reading The Pastor with a thorn in his side -watch the launch event
The launch event for this new book which is coming out soon is on the 5th May at 7:30pm. Why not book in here. You’ll get to meet some of the contributors, find out a bit more about why we’ve written the book and ask any questions you like.
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