Sometimes it’s hard sharing the joys of Christmas…

Today we had a short time of outreach in the market in Peterborough. As a small team we had lunch together at the market with the desire to then reach out and bless the market stall holders. Overall the response was fairly negative. No one seemed to want fruit or sweets and were quite suspicious … Continue reading Sometimes it’s hard sharing the joys of Christmas…

Outreach with people who are not yet believers…

Today I did some creative Christmas outreach with 7 volunteers. 4 of them were not Christians, but non the less they were well up for the task of letting members of the public know something of the Christmas story. They were brilliant, answered people's questions as much as they could and when they didn't know … Continue reading Outreach with people who are not yet believers…

The Invisible Church

This article first appeared in Missionscene. --------------------------------------------- Have you heard the story of the group of mums who were surprised to discover that the parents and toddlers group they had enjoyed for years, actually met in a local Baptist church building and not a community centre? Or have you heard the one where most people in a … Continue reading The Invisible Church

Remote village community gather to hear good news

Day 3 in Kolkata India and I'm reflecting on a day like no other. I joined BMS world mission action team and a whole pile of guests (above) to visit a remote village where Christians hadn't ventured before. A three hour drive along battered up pot holed roads to where the boat which is used … Continue reading Remote village community gather to hear good news

My big hearted tour isn’t as rock and roll as it sounds…

I wrote this blog for The Baptist Union of Great Britain web site: http://www.baptist.org.uk/blogs/big-hearted.html ---------------------------------------------------------- Rock stars go on tour. As do authors and artists. Comedian’s sell-out stadiums night after night, on tour. Even though I may sound a bit like Michael McIntyre now and again, my big hearted tour is far from a sell-out! In … Continue reading My big hearted tour isn’t as rock and roll as it sounds…