If you can’t hypothetically consider taking a break from something then you may well have dependency issues

The other week, I proposed in this article that the different Christian festivals should agree to take a two year sabbatical.  Now, you may or may not have agreed with my assessment of particular Christian holiday weeks.  To be clear, when I write about our own love-hate relationship with them I know that I don’t… Continue reading If you can’t hypothetically consider taking a break from something then you may well have dependency issues

Why I’m in no rush to get back to the big events

I grew up attending one of the prominent Christian convention/holiday weeks of that time. It was an annual highlight until the event closed in the late 1980s.  Then on and off I (later we) booked in a holiday at another of the big-name events. Sarah had also spent much of her teens at one of… Continue reading Why I’m in no rush to get back to the big events

Evangelism and the local church (3) Events

In this third article I wanted to say something about running special events as a church. How does this fit with an approach where we make evangelism about our day to day lives in a local community?  I don’t think it is a good thing if the sum total of a church’s evangelism is running… Continue reading Evangelism and the local church (3) Events

Festival of the Local Church

Usually at this time of year, there would be a number of Christian festivals and holiday conventions happening. All have had to be cancelled. It looks like this will apply to summer conventions too. Personally I’m a little disappointed, we were looking forward to joining the Keswick Convention having had a few years away. We… Continue reading Festival of the Local Church