For this episode of Ponderings, Daniel spoke with David Dickinson of Central Belfast church about how a year of lockdown has affected church, lessons David has learnt, and ways in which he has been challenged to go deeper in his own faith.
For this episode of Ponderings, Daniel spoke with Zachary Hutchinson, a final year student at St Andrews University, about the true meaning of ‘apocalyptic’ and the good and bad the of our current ‘apocalyptic times’. Topics covered include racial injustice, adjusting how we ‘do church’, and operating out of faith versus fear.
For this episode of the Ponderings Podcast, Daniel spoke with Paul Lloyd, senior pastor at Victory Outreach Church in Manchester. Paul discusses the changes that his church has undergone and successes they’ve had during this time of pandemic, balancing the ‘two wings’ of church, and being a ‘wave rider’ during tumultuous times. Check out Paul’s […]
For several months in the U.K., each Thursday we would gather on our front steps and balconies to clap, cheer and bang pots to show support for health and social care staff. This “Clap for Carers” became an opportunity for us to let off some steam, as well as a chance to see our neighbours when many of us wouldn’t see another human in the flesh from week to week.
For Episode 2, Daniel was joined by Carl Beech, Senior Leader and Pastor of Redeemer King Church in Chesterfield. Listen for some further insight on the shape of things to come! Carl highlights the need for the local church to innovate, be agile, and let go of some middle-class assumptions.
We officially launched Ponderings yesterday with a Facebook Live interview with David Cassidy, lead pastor at Christ Community Church in Franklin, Tennessee. Our Resident Ponderers posed questions ranging from how the church needs to adapt its practices (letting go of some old ways of doing things and picking up some new ones), to how to […]
Mine didn’t. Why did yours? Again and again, we slip into talking about the church as if it is a place rather than the people. What has been heartening for me over the past little while, as we have connected across faiths, is that even across different religions, national faith leaders have emphasised that the […]