Good News for the Poor

Imagine you are one of the Jewish exiles living in Babylon circa 580 BC or maybe one of those left behind in Jerusalem, what keeps you going? Continue reading

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Journey into urban mission (part 2: My story with some observations)

Dave preaching at Bearwood Chapel

I grew up in Bradford West Yorkshire. I wasn’t an estate kid, the small cluster of owner-occupied houses where I grew up were nestled in between the large estates that dominate South Bradford. I went to the local comprehensive. The school was about 50% white working class and 50% Asian predominantly Muslim. Continue reading