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The Message in Bulletpoints

Here’s the message, in bullet points It’s one thing to build momentum, to grow a congregation, to reach people. And we’re into that. But what’s the vision? What is it that we’re inviting people into? It’s real simple. Here’s a short introduction to how our vision & values as Student Soul int…

Read It With Your Own Eyes, And Don’t Be Afraid! Some Limited Insights on the Art and Practice of Bible Reading

Prelude: An Introduction to a Long Post Oh, The Bible Hello. I’m in a little isolation bubble and I have been writing today, on Wednesday May the 4th (be with you). Thankfully the sun has been shining throughout. I’ve been thinking about this topic and I suppose that for me it is never to…

light & life…

We are forming a community of light and life in the heart of student culture. But what is such a community like? Photo by asoggetti on Unsplash We are… We are mobile, like the wind. We know how to sing. To sing is the birth-right of the free. We’re a river community, past,…

sleep

Read (or listen to) 1 Kings 3:5-12 Dream of Solomon 5 At Gibeon the Lord appeared to Solomon in a dream by night; and God said, “Ask what I should give you.” 6 And Solomon said, “You have shown great and steadfast love to your servant my father David, because he walked before you…

preparing to listen for a fresh word from God

Read (or listen to) Romans 8:26-39 26 Likewise the Spirit helps us in our weakness; for we do not know how to pray as we ought, but that very Spirit intercedes with sighs too deep for words. 27 And God, who searches the heart, knows what is the mind of the Spirit, because the Sp…

The Open Life

Three nights ago, I led our first Student Soul service at Oaken Cafe on the theme of “the open life.” I didn’t call it that, because as is often the case, I didn’t realise that was the theme until afterwards. I also didn’t make clear the main point that I had hoped to present. So I’m just goi…