Discipleship, Evangelism, Mission, Sermon

Failure or Faithfulness? A reflection on the life of Allen Gardiner

A meditation given in Blackburn Cathedral Colossians 1.1-8; Luke 4.38-end Today the Church remembers Allen Gardiner, founder of the South American Missionary Society, who died around this date in 1851. In Colossians 1 Paul is writing to a young church he hadn’t founded – it had been founded by Epaphras, mentioned in v7, who had… Continue reading Failure or Faithfulness? A reflection on the life of Allen Gardiner

Discipleship, Evangelism

Two Book Reviews on Making Disciples

Making New Disciples: Exploring the paradoxes of evangelism By Mark Ireland & Mike Booker   London: SPCK, 2015. ix & 206 pp. pb. ISBN 978-0-281-07336-8 £12.99   At the present time new books on evangelism are not exactly notable for their novelty value so any new entry into this crowded market place needs to have… Continue reading Two Book Reviews on Making Disciples

Apologetics, Culture, Evangelism, Spirituality

SPIRIT TENT AT THE V FESTIVAL

WESTON PARK, 19-21 AUGUST 2005 A Mission Opportunity The V Festival is a rock festival, organised by Virgin Records, that takes place on the third weekend of August each year at two separate sites, one of which is Weston Park, between Telford and Stafford. The festival has been running for 10 years and attracts around… Continue reading SPIRIT TENT AT THE V FESTIVAL