Category Archives: Church

“Search and Rescue” Report

“Search and Rescue” May I say that something very special and very ordinary happened over these 2 days in August in Hobson’s Bay this weekend. A group of people from all over Hobson’s Bay met to sing, praise God, pray … Continue reading Continue reading

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Simple Church Seminar

Simple Church Seminar Saturday 13th August 10 am – 4 pm  For those interested in new expressions of church and networking with others doing it. Lunch: Bring finger food to share. at “Beth Tephillah” 55 Park Crescent, Williamstown. We invite … Continue reading Continue reading

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On being an introvert believer

Over at Intimacy with God blog I have writen about what it is like to be an introvert in an extrovert controlled culture, and how we can learn to stop feeling sorry for ourselves and function in our God-given giftings. … finish reading On being an introvert believer Continue reading

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The Believing Introvert

In a society where around 50% of people are introverts, but the accepted measure of normallity is extroversion, the quiet person is at a disadvantage. Extroverts often consider introversion as a deficiency – that the person is either a snob, … Continue reading Continue reading

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The Redemption of the Christendom Church

Since Diana and I embarked on the journey of exploring the simple church movement, and how we might transition our originally traditional Baptist church into a network of house churches, we have met many people with many different ideas about church, … finish reading The Redemption of the Christendom Church Continue reading

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I’ve started writing a new book – The Long Tail of the Church

My new book has begun. I’m writing The Long Tail of the Church: Why the Future of the Church is in Much More of Less over at www.longtailchurch.com/book. Based on inspiration drawn from Internet marketing books, such as Chris Anderson’s famous … finish reading I’ve started writing a new book – The Long Tail of the Church Continue reading

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A way forward

Last Sunday we met as a church to discuss how we should move forward. It was decided that while our Friday night meetings serve a useful purpose, they do not meet the needs of all involved. This is because there are two different groups of people – the church members and the non-believers. Each group […] Continue reading

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Welcome to The Church is Flat blog

Welcome to The Church is Flat blog.  This website is about leadership in a church where everyone is equal and Jesus is the only Head. The early church of the New Testament had this understanding, and we will look at … Continue reading Continue reading

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Why Write

Greetings everyone. You may well ask why does he need to write?  Why do we need another voice amongst the clamor continuously cluttering our air? Why when it‘s all been said, already, anyways? True! What I will have to say … Continue reading Continue reading

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Welcome to The Long Tail of the Church

Welcome to The Long Tail of the Church! If you think that this is a strange title, or even that I’ve made a spelling mistake with the word ‘Tail’, then all will shortly become clear. This website and blog  will … Continue reading Continue reading

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