[SPEAKER] Discipleship in a Digital Age at @SpringHarvest #SH2018

In August, I had to cancel all my upcoming speaking engagements, and I'm not sure that I'll be able to do (m)any the next academic year as I adjust to being back at work, but I'm looking forward to this short session at Spring Harvest Harrogate this afternoon on a very familiar topic: Discipleship in a Digital Age for Spring Harvest Harrogate 2018 from Bex Lewis

Derbyshire: Experiencing God in a Digital Age – Retreat Association Conference

My session abstract is as follows: As disciples we live for God, whenever and wherever we are. In the 21st century, the digital is an intrinsic part of our complex world. We need to take seriously our online experiences. Social media offers opportunities for worship, creativity and relationship building, but also requires an awareness of healthy boundaries. Within this discussion based session, we will consider what it means to experience God in the digital spaces,…

The Bishop of London Calls for Ordinary Heroes (@Tearfund) #OrdinaryHeroes

Politics needs big ideas and less short-term thinking, says the Bishop of London, who today (16th April) launches Tearfund’s  new report and campaign, calling for a restorative economy. This is a campaign I can get behind. Watch the video, and see the rest of the press release below. The Rt Revd and Rt Hon Dr Richard Chartres said: We live in a century of mingled promise and peril. The decisions we take now and the…

‘Citizen’ by @AwakenRob

So, I met Rob earlier this year at Spring Harvest, and it was a nice surprise to receive this in the post a few weeks ago with an invitation to read/review... this morning I picked it up, and read it quickly, and appreciatively! The overall question that Rob is asking is what does it mean to live as a citizen of God's kingdom, living as 'resident aliens' (Hauerwas's term) on earth? I was struck by Rob's questioning…