Developing new ecclesial/Christian communities

Unexpected Discoveries

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Thank you

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A time for renewal

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Home

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My Five C’s of Collaboration

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Kemnay Kirk Anytime Anywhere – Update 3

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How many church members would it take to change a light bulb?


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How many church members would it take to change a light bulb?

There we are, in our community meeting space in the church building when the light goes out, what do we do. Well first we need to ascertain if the light bulb needs changing. Is the bulb broken, or did a non-designated person operate the light switch without authorisation? If the bulb is broken, then who will fund the new light bulb? An emergency session meeting is called... read more

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Health and Wellbeing

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Telling tales

We’ve got a lot to learn from the masons.

For example, how do we grow as Christians? How do we enable others to grow?

These are key questions for a living faith and, even more so, for a living church.

Hot Chocolate isn’t, in itself, a church but a youth work organization. Nevertheless, we are a living, growing Christian community and we take discipleship seriously. It just always ends up looking a bit unusual.

Something we have found really helpful in recent years is a couple of essays by Stanley Hauerwas in Living Out Loud... read more

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Spreading Good News

We’ve heard a lot about fake news recently. In case you’ve missed it, fake news is an untrue piece of information – usually news – spread for some kind of political gain. It’s what we used to call rumour and spin – and, in older times, propaganda. Most recently, the term was first used by US President Donald Trump during his election campaign to try to score points over any media outlet that presented a negative image of him. A lot of fake news has received more coverage than traditional propaganda because of social media... read more

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