Smallritual

Culture and society

Life after Christendom How are we church, when 'a churchless faith' becomes the only kind? [November 2005 for Movement magazine 122] The Last Waltz: how the Church never made it past 1967: part 4 Has youthwork actually been responsible for the decline in church membership? [December 2003] The Last Waltz: how the Church never made it past 1967: part 3 Youthwork innovation versus adult church conservatism [December 2003] The Last Waltz: how the Church never made it past 1967: part 2 Musical style as a cultural battleground in the Church [December 2003] The Last Waltz: how the Church never made it past 1967: part 1 A cultural turning point made manifest by music [December 2003] Biblical inerrancy The Bible as a cracked container for the voices of God [March 2003] Searching for small rituals [March 2003 for Movement magazine 114] Cornershop Small church in a world of supermarket spirituality [February 2003] Immediatism [some extracts] by Hakim Bey - could be about alt worship! [January 2003] Manifesto by other people Pertinent thoughts by others [January 2003] Whose story? Whose story does the music in your church embody - your own, or someone else's? [November 2002 for Movement magazine 113] Chillout How a musical genre shaped alternative worship [October 2002 for alternativeworship.org] Mountains of the Lord The spirituality of snowboarding. [June 2002 for Movement magazine 112] Serious Business Words are the wrong language for heaven. Lessons from snowboarding. [May 2002 for Seven magazine] Alternative worship is not about youth Alternative worship is not about youth. [May 2002 for Ship of Fools] Different sides of the glass Club culture and the Church. [January 2002 for Movement magazine 111] Church without commitment If church were just a good night out, would you pay to get in? [January 2002 for Ship of Fools] CPU The Church needs a creative projects unit. [November 2001] Doing How can we be so busy and so bored? [September 2001] Work Work is serious, church isn't. [September 2001] Church and community Are we too tired to bother? [August 2001] If worship is a city If worship is a city... is it Singapore or Glasgow? Rio de Janeiro or Kansas? London or Lagos? [May 2001 for Ship of Fools] The image of God Christians aren't concerned with outward appearances, but western culture is. So where's the connection? [February 2001 for Ship of Fools] I will make you fish What does it mean to embody Christ in your place and time? [December 2000 for Ship of Fools] Keyboard This is a time for small fires [August 2000] Some notes on judgement Active and passive judgement [August 1999]

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