[WEBINAR] Digital Church Webinar: Online Church as Real Community

Online church is sometimes criticised for its lack of social presence – as being second-best to physical church as a way of gathering together. In this webinar, we hear from three theologians with different views on social presence and church community. Prof Deanna Thompson Dr Bex Lewis (me!) Kay Morgan-Gurr and Pastor V Teejay from Pretoria.

[LONDON] OUT OF CONTROL #metoo #churchtoo #ustoo?

A one-day conference for Christians about male violence with a focus on domestic abuse and wider themes of #metoo and #churchtoo. This event also celebrates the launch of "Out Of Control", a new book by Gender Justice Specialist, Natalie Collins. Natalie says: "We have so many brilliant contributors!  The plan for the day is to have TED style talks, which distill speakers' ideas into 15 or 20 minutes slots, with a panel for each set of speakers. …

[LIFE] It’s #IWD2018, and I’m so excited to see @Project328 and #MindingtheGap18 Launched Today

I loved seeing this campaign on Facebook, although as always don't read below the line! So, I'm really excited to see a couple of initiatives from the church being launched today: Project 3:28 Database For years I've been asked to speak, or recommend other speakers for events, and we started off a simple Excel spreadsheet (not specifically for women). In the meantime Gathering of Women Leaders was continuing it's excellent work (next one 17th March,…

[BLOGPOST] Social Media Fast for Lent? Not for me! for @themedianet

Read full blog post about why I am not a fan of giving up social media for Lent, or regarding it as a 'waste of time', when it's a strong tool for building relationships. <edit - November 2018 - the blog post appears to have been taken down, so content reproduced here): I wrote a piece for Christian Today last week, which reflected that according to OpenBible, social networking is the number one thing that people tweeted…
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