Category Archives: Viral Church

I chose this name because I believe that once we establish what the church is the Gospel will move virally through communities, cultures and countries.

Small Is The New Big

Church as we know it in the West isn’t working; I don’t mean people don’t enjoy themselves (as that seems to be the main directive), some do. What I am talking about is our prime directive to go into all … Continue reading

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What’s Our Problem With Women?

It staggers me that the church is still biased against women as though they were in some way a lesser species than men. The truly awful thing is that both men and women take the Bible and claim that male … Continue reading

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Religion and Church Don’t Mix

When the kids get sick, you lose your job, someone you love dies, your house gets flooded or whatever, it is absolutely vital that you understand that these have no bearing on how God feels about you. Let’s ask ourselves … Continue reading

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What did Jesus mean when He said ‘church’?

Jesus didn’t speak much of the church in the Gospels but when He did, He said He would build it and it would have authority over the resistance of hell as well as the ability to self govern. Over the … Continue reading

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I Don’t Want To Go To Church… Part 3

Why do I seem so negative about church? After all this is my third blog about not wanting to go to church; what is my beef with it all? The truth is I have no end of positive things to … Continue reading

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But I don’t want to go church… Part 2

Before we start let me say something about myself: I am a born again, Spirit filled, blood washed, Bible believing, Jesus following, Devil resisting, child of the living God. By His grace I have been sanctified, justified, liberated, adopted, proposed … Continue reading

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But I don’t want to go to church…

In my mind there is a difference between being the church, (God’s people on earth and in heaven) and going to church (a religious exercise sometimes attached to self-righteousness and a sense of well-being). As I have progressed in my … Continue reading

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No, You Can’t Sin Your Way Out of Salvation!

That old chestnut do you believe in ‘once saved always saved’? Keeps doing the rounds, and is often said with a degree of superiority that suggests that if you do believe it then there is clearly something wrong with you. … Continue reading

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Smoke and Mirrors?

My Dad used to have a saying, ” if it aint broke, don’t fix it”. In other words if something is working well don’t mess around with it in case you break it. With that in mind, why did I … Continue reading

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It’s Church Jim, but not as we know it…

Over the last few years my world has been turned upside down when it comes to church and what we mean when we say church. After all we can ‘go to church‘, we can be ‘church goers‘, we ‘visit churches‘, … Continue reading

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