The debate about same-sex unions continues to dominate the media. Within discussion, it is often assumed either that the biblical texts have little to contribute, or that, rightly understood, they do not prohibit same-sex sexual activity. This accessible study looks carefully at each of the biblical texts cited in the debate, and engages thoroughly with the issues they raise.
Despite the advances of the last century, women today still face significant injustices in many spheres of life. This book draws on recent scholarship to bring such injustices to light, explores their pervasive effects, and argues that it is imperative for the church to take them seriously.
This insightful booklet argues that every church building has a personality, and invites you to engage with yours in new and exciting ways. Properly understood, your church can be a living and active participant in shaping the local context.
Occupying the liminal space just beyond the threshold of everyday life, a gap year can not only foster growth and character, but also provide the time out for young people to discover their true identity and calling. This helpful guide explores the role that youth workers can play in encouraging and supporting young people through such an experience.
This series of meditations beckons us to journey with Jesus as he approaches the Cross. Here is a chance to encounter—with him—invitation and gift, betrayal and love, horror and humiliation, forgiveness and sacrifice, death and glorious resurrection.
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.
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.
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.