Thursday 7th March Posted by Rich
In my last blog post on Sin, I talked about the danger of single stories. My understanding of the cross has been formed in a similar way, and it's been the discovery of different stories about the cross that have opened me up to the richness and depth of what it meant for Jesus to die on the cross. I don't want to talk about it too much here, but suggest a few resources where you can hear a mix of stories which might expand things for you.
Tuesday 5th February Posted by Rich
I recently came across an amazing talk by novelist Chimamanda Adichie. She tells the story of how she found her authentic cultural voice — and warns that if we hear only a single story about another person or country, we risk a critical misunderstanding.
Monday 15th October Posted by Rich
This year in our Think Tank gathering we’re delving into specific words that we use in the Christian language, examining the different ways of understanding these words and looking at the implications for how we follow Jesus as a result.
Wednesday 10th January Posted by Rich
We've found that carving out a weekend in a different space has been a brilliant opportunity to be family together, to have fun and to create space to encounter God in fresh ways. Join us for our 2018 Weekend Away!
Wednesday 2nd August Posted by Rich
About this time five years ago we arrived in Exeter. I remember it being a strange time. We didn’t know anyone and we had virtually no responsibilities. The weather was great, the London olympics were on and we enjoyed exploring Devon. We had no idea how the whole ‘church planting’ thing was going to work out, but we were excited.