Not Small Group

Life Teams ought to be gospel communities. Here's a great passage from Everyday Church by Chester and Timmis which contrasts gospel communities with traditional small groups. Gospel communities are not like house groups, Bible study groups, pastoral groups, or ministry teams. House groups obviously vary hugely, and yours may function very much like a gospel … Continue reading Not Small Group

If You Build It…They Still Won’t Come

I'm reading Everyday Church by Chester and Timmis, the authors of Total Church.  This is the first of what I'm sure will be many quotes from that book which I will post here: One of the common assumptions, when people fail to turn up to church, is that we need to improve the experience of church … Continue reading If You Build It…They Still Won’t Come