Community

Friends, the World is Asking More From Us

It’s been eight years since Merryn and I started life as a childless couple, six years since our story was first told in Resurrection Year, with many people and their stories encountered since. I’ve seen that childless couples, and many others, hunger for hope and deep Christian community… but are struggling to find it. Here’s what we can do. More…

047 How and When to Share Your Pain with Others

By taking the risky step of sharing your pain with others, surprising community can result. That was the message of my last post and podcast. But there’s a time to share your suffering with others and a time not to. Here’s how to work out the difference. More…

046 Your Pain Can Get You Inside this Secret Tribe

There is a Tribe whose members are both hidden and everywhere around you. Initiation to this Tribe comes through suffering, inclusion comes through pain. If you’ve walked through the wilderness and born wounds from it, you’re an initiate. Take the vulnerable step of revealing your scars and you’ll soon be welcomed in. More…

010 The Wisdom of Staying Home. An Interview with Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove [Podcast]

In a world where travel is affordable, jobs are disposable and overseas friends are just a mouse-click away, it’s easy to become lured by the greener grass of ‘elsewhere’. According to Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove, all this moving means we’re missing out on one of God’s best gifts. More…