This article defines community as ‘a sense of belonging that is the fruit of common commitments and personal investment’ and explores the art and nature of community building for mission within the context of a rapidly fracturing, individualising and urbanising world...
It is one of the clichés of historical writing to say that ‘history is written by the winners’ – meaning that the story always looks different when you know how it ends, or think you know. History doesn’t stop, but...Read more
…Caroline, as well as describing her personal missional journey, suggests how our neglect of the workplace might change, and why it is important that it does for the sake of our ability to be missional and transformational within our secular...Read more
It is now possible to experience African Christianity with its particularity, colouration and idiosyncrasies without leaving the shores of Great Britain. Migration, particularly in the last thirty years, has led to the proliferation and growth of Britain’s black-majority churches. To some degree their character has been shaped by the need for social and cultural identity negotiation within these migrant communities. Over time the membership of Britain’s BMC churches has continued to be Black British and first generation African immigrants...
In Western Europe a gap has grown between Christianity and the general culture. This is what we usually call ‘secularization’. It results in the marginalization of the church, repression of the Christian narrative, an increasing alienation of our culture from...Read more