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A Messy Way to do Church? (8th-9th March 2017)

Is Messy Church ‘Church’? Short-term fad or long-term trend? Where does it fit into the Church’s mission? Does it ‘work’? What about pastoral care? What does it mean for: our church buildings? our older churchgoers? our finances? our leadership styles and training?

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Church Matters: The spirituality of wine (28 Jul 2016)

This is the latest entry in Church Matters, a blog by our General Editor, Paul Beasley-Murray.

Years ago, when I was a young minister, I used to write a monthly column for the Family magazine. In September 1982 my column was entitled ‘Disaster in a bottle: looking at the appalling facts of alcohol abuse will make you think soberly about drinking’. The opening two paragraphs give the flavour of the article:

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Issue 68 - July 2016

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Issue 67 - June 2016

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Issue 66 - March 2016

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Issue 65 - November 2015

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