Drawing a Crowd

Drawing a Crowd

As the Table – Dublin is getting off the ground, I wanted to repost some of what I’ve written over the past few years…specifically regarding church planting. I’d love to get your thoughts. ::originally posted 18 December 2018:: David Fitch shared a post over...
I See That Hand

I See That Hand

If you haven’t been to an evangelical church these next will make no sense… “With every head bowed, and every eye closed.”  “Amen, I see that hand.” If you have been to an evangelical church, you know this is from the part of the service where the pastor asks...

Easter Weekend

If you are in the Dublin area and are looking to take part in Good Friday and/or Easter, we would love to have you be with us at the Table this weekend. Our Good Friday service is tonight at 6pm, and our Easter Sunday Service is at 7pm. If you would like more info,...
Dweller

Dweller

For the week that it is, I thought I’d share one of my favourite...
Crisis Mode

Crisis Mode

Last weekend, during a family video chat, one of my daughters said something that I have not been able to get out of my head.  While we are in Ireland, my parents are in the US, and one of our daughters is in Scotland. And as you might imagine, Covid-19 was a...
So, Yeah I am Still Angry About This…

So, Yeah I am Still Angry About This…

In the Old Testament, the concept of justice had to do with a few central ideas: Don’t cheat people (all that stuff in Proverbs about using proper scales).Don’t accuse the innocent and pardon the guilty. We can come up with a few more, but they all boil...
Ireland, M. Scott Peck, and Stage Four

Ireland, M. Scott Peck, and Stage Four

This is something I’ve been thinking about for a while.  Several years ago, a colleague in the States shared something M. Scott Peck wrote in his book Further Along the Road Less Travelled, which was a follow up to the much more successful The...
Pro-Life…unless it hurts the economy

Pro-Life…unless it hurts the economy

A couple of weeks ago I saw a stream of posts and comments about doctors in Italy having to decide who received a ventilator (and had a chance to live) and who didn’t. The point was, basically, “see what you get with socialized medicine?” Nothing...

Maybe Your Church Should NOT Live Stream…

What objections come up for you when you read that statement? This past Sunday many churches had begun using Facebook Live or other software to broadcast their Sunday morning service. I saw a few social media comments about all the great content that was being...