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News, reviews, commentary and perspectives on how to share Jesus creatively.

Jesus the Bloke

It’s not often that in a book about Jesus the first chapter starts off with a quote from the famous Australian film The Castle. That was enough to catch my Read more

the art of… transformation (part 3)

In only a few weeks from now, we will once again be sitting around the Christmas tree opening up our presents, singing Christmas carols, eating roast dinners and enjoying everything Read more

Effective Church Websites That Connect – On A Budget

87% of Australians access the internet daily. An effective web presence is an important part of connecting with people outside of your church. You can have a high quality web Read more

Creating An Effective Online Presence For Your Church – On A Budget

79% of Australians access the internet daily. Making a strategic decision to choose a target audience of people who are not members of your church means that the internet can Read more

the art of… hanging in there

Sport has a wonderful ability to bring people together, people from all walks of life, of different backgrounds and tongues. That was once again evident after watching the recent football Read more

Podcast: When the gospel is a laughing matter

The Gospel of course is no joke, and nor is critical human need that it addresses. However, humour may well be an effective cultural key that can lead to a Read more

When The Gospel Is A Laughing Matter

The Gospel of course is no joke, and nor is critical human need that it addresses. However, humour may well be an effective cultural key that can lead to a Read more

Church As The ‘Local’

Churches are getting better at coffee. We’re a long way from seeing the end of International Roast at the end of a service but more and more churches have made Read more

Out Of The Mouth Of Babes

Have you noticed that plenty of Baptist churches seem to have missing generations? The solution may just lie in as aspect of church ministry that is often forgotten and put Read more

Church Websites That Connect

Most people who check out your church won’t walk through the door, they’ll walk through your virtual door by way of your website and social media content. For many what Read more