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Journey of Hope

An invitation to a pilgrimage of inner reconciliation and communal discovery. Fellowship springs from a shared mission. Genuine community needs...

God is in everything, everything is in God.

A great podcast from Nomad interviewing Richard Rohr, which is really inspiring can be found on nomadpodcast.co.uk. Just released March...

Atonement Revisited, Scapegoating and René Girard

The Atonement is a rich and complex subject for discussion amongst Christians, and for me it is an important part...

Social Media and Church

This is my first post and reading the others I realise I don’t have the theological background or writing ability...

Communal support in conservative structures and what it looks like in ‘newer’ community arrangements

This extract from an article published by The Atlantic on Amy Coney Barrett and her religious background caught my attention:...


Hi Tim and Noel- Looks good so far. Exciting to see it getting underway.  

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