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Centered-Set Church by Mark Baker

Centered-Set Church by Mark Baker

I have begun reading a book by Mark Baker called Centered-Set Church: Discipleship and Community Without Judgmentalism. If you follow along here, you know that centred-set churches are a topic I am passionate about. I heard about the book a while ago but was reminded...
What Do We Mean by Jesus-Centred?

What Do We Mean by Jesus-Centred?

There are a few phrases we frequently use when we talk about the Table, the church we are planting here in Dublin. One of them is “Jesus-centred”. I wanted to take a few posts and explain what we mean by that phrase and why we consider it so central (no pun...
The Most Mennonite Church in Ithaca

The Most Mennonite Church in Ithaca

Today is the final post in this series on the various stream of the Christian Church. And we are going, to begin with, a bit of inside baseball. 4 Streams After the Reformation, 4 distinct streams branched off from the Catholic Church, Anabaptist, Anglican, Calvinist,...
[Podcast] Being Jesus Centred in a Secular Age

[Podcast] Being Jesus Centred in a Secular Age

Earlier this week I shared some of my favourite podcasts. One of them, Jesus Collective posted a discussion with Brian Ross. It is well worth a listen so I wanted to share it here. A couple of highlights noted below. There is a bunch of great stuff in the...
Rules or Love?

Rules or Love?

When I was a college student (pretty much right at the start of purity culture) it was common to hear things like: Christians should not marry non-Christians.orYou should not have sex before marriage.  And whenever those types of statements were made, the...