St Jude’s Autumn and Winter Season 2019/20

During a fascinating summer, as we experimented with Sunday morning Brunch Services and had a great time, we’ve also been planning Autumn and Winter. What is great when you get to see a whole chunk of a diary in one go, it can give you a sense of what Church...

Gardens, Dining Rooms & Kitchens

FREE WATERMARKED PDF BOOK DOWNLOAD ON THE SMALL CHURCH STRATEGY BEING OUTLINED IN ITS USE IN THIS BLOG AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS WEBPAGE ALONG WITH LINKS TO THE BOOK AND KINDLE VERSIONS (Blog updated July 2019) Our most recent actual use of the missional discipleship...

Jesus – who is he?

The day after he died, Jesus was just a man in a small backwater of a country at the far end of the Mediterranean in the mighty Roman Empire, and yet he changed the world forever. His influence far extends beyond anyone else throughout global culture. In 2015 I...

Psychology and Hardened Hearts

If you would like to watch the full video of the reading, sketch and talk that created this blog, (it was live streamed on our Church’s Facebook page, as we do with all our Sunday evening talks) you can find it here If you would rather listen to it, you can via...

Padlocks and Promises

I’ve been fascinated by the image of a padlock being used by lots of couples over recent years to illustrate their love for each other – though in some romantic locations, such as the Pont Des Artes in Paris, the authorities had to remove them, together with the...