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Becoming deeper

date OCTOBER 10
date Paul Fromont (New Zealand)

The prodigal Paul Fromont  stops in to talk wind chimes. Hi, welcome to our virtual coffee shop. Pull up a chair, take the load of your feet. Let's chat. So who are you, where you from, what do you do in life?I’m a Kiwi, a small flightless bird, active after dark. Seriously, I am a “kiwi,” but not a small flightless bird, living in Cambridge, Aotearoa New Zealand - the bottom of the world, or the top, depending on your perspective. If I were to describe my Christian practice as a piece of art, it would be an eclectic (multi-denominational), fluid…

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The Dream story …so far

date OCTOBER 10
date Malcolm Chamberlain (UK)

What is Dream?… Dream is a living community of people who are on a journey together of discovering Jesus Christ and growing to know him, but whose experience of church may have been more of an obstacle than help. We seek to re-imagine church through a network of local 'Dream' groups and a web forum, facilitating creative worship, open discussion and mutual support. We believe that this journey of faith can be joined by all who want to engage with God, and that 'church' should be a place of honest exploration, centred on Jesus and his involvement in our lives.…

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Burn your bridges

date OCTOBER 10
date Andrew Hamilton (Australia)

Lately I have been wondering if we will be a real church?... Our ‘church planting’ adventure has entered a new phase with our family this week moving into the community we are going to be a part of and beginning to grapple with what it means to be missionaries in this place. . During the week I also had two conversations with other local Christian groups that unsettled me, as they reminded me again of the shape we may be ‘expected’ to take as a church. I spoke to one group about a complex and courageous project they are looking to undertake in a nearby suburb…

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