Premier Digital Conference 2020

This is a critical time for the church. To be accessible and relevant in the ‘new normal’ churches must learn to seamlessly bridge both physical meetings and online participation. It is vital that we make a success of this new ‘hybrid’ approach to church life. For 14 years, the Premier Digital Awards and Conference has been leading the way in equipping the Christian community for online ministry. This year, make sure you don’t miss out, and gain: New…

[MEDIA] Blog for @YouBelong_2019 on ‘Knowing God’ (and names)

I met Laura at the Premier Digital Conference 2019, and we got chatting. Earlier this year she sent me a list of questions, and (for once in my life) I didn't overthink the answers. The response to the first question: 1) What is your name and what does it mean?  My name is Bex, short for Rebecca, which apparently means ‘servant of God’ in Hebrew, although a mug I have also says that it means…

[QUESTION] What is Spiritual Formation (in a digital age)? #Surveillance

As I can never find Facebook posts again when I want them, I saved some of the thoughts that are helping trigger a presentation in Edinburgh shortly, on spiritual formation and any kind of awareness of surveillance online. I noted that the responses may be made public, if anonymised! What do you understand by spiritual formation? Would you say that social media has impacted on this at all? Does the fact that others are 'observing…

Bath: New Wine: Digital Dialogue

"The mission of New Wine as a movement is to see local churches playing their part in changing nations. The church was established on the promise of change: of hearts, families, communities, cities – that the entire history of humanity and the earth itself would be changed by those swept up in this movement of God. The reality of change is rooted in the reality of God’s promise that he will work in and through…