If you watched the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony on the BBC then you’ll have benefited from a running commentary about what was happening, particularly the symbolism of the giant raging bull. Live in the stadium (certainly for the dress rehearsals), you would not have had that benefit. Instead, you would have simply seen the amazing… Continue reading A lesson in how (not) to communicate
How can you pray for fruit from the Commonwealth Games outreach?
Thank you to all of you who have been praying for evangelistic outreach during the Commonwealth Games. Please don’t stop praying. Here are some ways in which you can be praying after the event has finished. For all who received Gospels and New Testaments. The main form of outreach was by conversation and by offering… Continue reading How can you pray for fruit from the Commonwealth Games outreach?
If Sport is just the beginning then what is the next step?
The slogan around the West Midlands proudly proclaimed that “Sport is just the beginning.” It spoke of a commitment to see a legacy from the Commonwealth Games that have just taken place in the city. Well, we’ve enjoyed the games and certainly have been impressed by the organisation, the facilities, the tireless work of volunteers. … Continue reading If Sport is just the beginning then what is the next step?
Idols without gods
This week’s podcast reflects on the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony. What an amazing spectacle it was and yet in many ways it was disturbing. Audio – to come shortly Video
Why we are doing evangelism for the Commonwealth Games
Today marks the start of the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. The Commonwealth is an association of countries whose primary relationship is historical through the British Empire and the Queen. When countries gained their independence the empire evolved into this voluntary association and in that respect provides evidence of how positive relationships are possible despite that… Continue reading Why we are doing evangelism for the Commonwealth Games