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Thursday 5 May

Acts 18:1-8, Ps.98, John 16:16-20 Tentmakers Paul was a tentmaker by trade. In the Old Testament tents were the equivalent of church buildings. In nomadic cultures they are places for life and liturgy. The first reading got me thinking about freedom and responsiveness. Jesus didn’t even have a tent. Paul left the synagogue because he […]

What is a Church?

I re-traced some of my own history in the last fortnight, calling in on two churches which were very significant to me when I was a seminarian. Now, that was all over thirty years ago so I should have anticipated that things might have changed. It turns out that those places of worship have indeed […]