Using the example of Jephthah’s daughter in Judges 11, this insightful study shows the power of learning from those who have read the Scriptures before us—even a vital component of the interpretive task.
This careful and practical guide offers advice on a range of matters relating to sex offending, from handling initial reports of abuse by victims to negotiating court cases, receiving sex offenders into the church, safeguarding measures, and offering care to victims, the church and the wider community.
The Evangelical Revival of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century was a period of profound religious renewal in England. Yet a relatively unknown aspect of the movement is its rich vein of sacramental hymn-writing.
Singing is at the heart of worship, particularly since the influence of the charismatic movement. It is something to be experienced more than analysed—and yet it does carry its own theology which needs to be explored.
The issue of Israel/Palestine is enormously contentious and never far from the news. And yet many churches hardly engage with the question, if at all. This fascinating study sets out one church’s approach and offers resources for others to do the same.
This booklet seeks to explore how Godly Play as a methodology might be used in both school and church contexts. It provides practical suggestions as well as models for using Godly Play in both church and school.
This booklet explores Missio Dei and how it is currently shaping changes in Churches Together at national, regional and local levels. It aims to raise questions that will inspire readers to bring about new ways of being churches together.
Measuring well involves navigating through the tension between performance and grace. This helpful guide provides principles for applying measurement in a way that reinforces truth, learning and accountability in churches, with the aim of strengthening our purpose, relationships and identity in Christ.