Understanding the Chinese Worldview – by David Baldwin

Scenario from 2019 Forum: Chinese worldview –     My non-Christian parents have always struggled with the fact that I am going into Christian ministry. On a recent family visit to an auntie’s house, the auntie mentioned that she’s practiced in Chinese numerology; fortune telling by birthdays. She offered to do me and before I could object my parents had already… Read more »

Hospitality and the Gospel Part 2 – by David

Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the kitchen … Lessons from Hindus and Sikhs In yesterday’s Guardian was an article by Priya Basil, extolling the virtues of open hospitality and describing the all inclusive ‘communal kitchens’ that had blown her mind.[1] Sounds properly Christian, doesn’t it? But Priya Basil isn’t… Read more »

Top tips for establishing an international café

These ideas are based on the experiences of an international café run by Christians from various churches in Reading who wanted to set up a café in a neutral venue, away from church buildings. We recognise this is just one model and there are other successful international cafes run in different ways. It has been… Read more »

Hospitality and the Gospel – by David Baldwin

Have you ever rooted around at the back of an old medicine cabinet and discovered some archaic looking medicines they don’t seem to make anymore? Usually it goes straight in the bin, even if the bottle’s pretty, but just occasionally you might find something really potent, but sadly forgotten. The medicine I’ve just rediscovered, mouldering… Read more »

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