We Have (Nothing) to Eat

We Have (Nothing) to Eat

There were nine of us gathered in a coffee shop in "the biggest town in Scotland" (where we were visiting friends for a couple of days). As we opened to John 6 together, it didn't matter that I didn't know most of them and they didn't know me, nor that I had to strain to understand some of the accents; the familiar joy of opening the Bible together, of seeking together, was mounting in my heart and I breathed deeply.

Embracing the Margins

Embracing the Margins

The people of today's church - Christians - are inheritors of cultural displacement. I'm not here to comment on how the church became so ensconced in societal power, or how this place was later lost. I'm more interested in the good that God is doing as we embrace this move to the margins. I'm no expert - these are just my ruminations as we experience the realities of being missionary-minded church planters.