Tag Archives: church

Rethinking Church: Movements

Hi everyone. Rob here. Let’s start today’s post by putting together some of the thoughts in the last few posts. Let’s be small and nimble, rather than large and fixed. Part of that is to not own buildings. Let’s meet … Continue reading

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Rethinking Church: Get Radical

Hi everyone. Rob here again. In the last blog I introduced the idea of 12 step recovery groups being a potential model for a new way of doing church. They travel light, stay committed to their message and every member … Continue reading

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Rethinking Church: The Meeting Serves the Message

Hi everyone. Rob here. Last week I started a discussion on the future of church, particularly in the Western World. The church is the body of Christ whose purpose is to reflect the head; Jesus Christ. I asked the question: … Continue reading

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Rethinking Church

Greetings everyone. Rob here. One of the things I’ve been thinking about over this time is the future of church. I sometimes think we forget that the church is the embodiment of the Gospel – the good news about Jesus … Continue reading

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The Need to Re-Connect

Hi everyone. Rob here. Last week I wrote about how the past never stays in the past. On Sunday I saw a beautiful example of how the holy in the past can come through to the present as well. I … Continue reading

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Better Together

Hi everyone. Rob here. Last week I got called up for jury service and ended up being on a jury for a 6 day trial. One of the things that the judge kept insisting on was that our collective common … Continue reading

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You Are Not Alone

Kia Ora everyone. Rob here. Last week I was at our annual Pastor’s retreat for our movement. The great benefit of the retreat is being with others who understand your world, speak the same language, share the same frustrations and … Continue reading

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