Messy Church

A few years back, I discovered to my disappointment that the label I wanted to apply to our experience of church life had already been taken.  If you hear the term “Messy Church” you are likely to associate it with an all age event, aimed at children but including their parents  with craft, Bible stories,… Continue reading Messy Church

How Do You Know? -For Starters

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A dirty word for a messy world This blog is for people living in a messy world (those were the opening words on the original faithroots site. I’m now reproducing those original articles).  The evidence of the mess is all around us.  I grew up towards the end of the Cold War and remember the… Continue reading How Do You Know? -For Starters

Messy Church in a Messy World

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This morning I’m resharing the first ever article from the original faithroots blog. It helps explain some of the assumptions behind what I write. It is also the first chapter in “How do you know?” which is available from the publications page. A dirty word for a messy world This blog is for people living… Continue reading Messy Church in a Messy World