it has never been easier to create and share stuff! digital technologies have revolutionised publishing. there's simply no excuse - if you want to publish a book, a photo, a print, a music track, a movie, a recipe, a stream of consciousness the tools are there...
click on the create category if you want to follow stuff that i create and stuff that i help others create. what follows is a sort of summary page/catch all of some of the things that are out there that i have been involved in creating online. it's a useful reference for me and hopefully you'll find something of interest.
proost is a small company i am a partner in that is an outlet for creativity. we originally set it up top publish our own stuff but made a shift to try and make it an outlet to gather and encourage other peoples artistic talents in the alt worship and emerging church world producing inspiring resources that fuel faith.
proost started as a music label and over the years i have recorded several albums all with jon birch - whose earth | year of the jubilee | grace | eucharist | labyrinth | old hymns in dub | backbone | spirit of the new. they are mostly available through the audio section of proost.
see the photo page
being involved in grace is a creative experience that has got me into installation art. i have exhibited a couple of times outside of grace - in australia as part of the adelaide fringe with landscape of desire and red tape at a cms launch
there's a few interviews with me - imagination creativity and mission | worship podcast | interview with al roxburgh | conversation with yemi on postmodern and african worldviews | nomad interview
i have published a few books or chapters in books and loads of articles and some interviews with me. i can't actually remember all the articles but these are some i have tracked down. a lot of my writing is also on the blog of course...
the latest book is curating worship, a collection of interviews with people who create amazing worship experiences. i write a couple of intro chapters
alternative worship which i co-authored with doug gay and jenny brown put the accompanying CD ROM together. this is a collection of liturgical resources from alternative worship groups with a CD ROM of tunes, video loops and so on
the labyrinth: a transforming ritual - a book that is the full text of my MA dissertation
a chapter in mass culture called rhythm of the masses which looks at communion in alternative worship communities and its engagement with postmodern cultures
a chapter in the rite stuff, a book on ritual in postmodern times. my chapter is a summary of my MA dissertation which looked at the labyrinth we created at st paul cathedral as an example of how ritual is a strategic practice in postmodern times.
two talk outlines in gospel and globalisation from the south asia youth conference i attended
a grove booklet transforming preaching
five things i've learned (fresh expressions blog article)
curating worship (anvil)
baby or bathwater: must we ditch traditional structures to do mission well? (encounters)
networks change the world (yes)
new alongside the old (fulcrum)
strength in weakness (daily bread notes)
redemption songs (daily bread notes)
nativity play for today (daily bread notes)
new ways of being church (Yes magazine)
preaching: throwing a hand grenade in the fruit bowl
the angliCAN church (emerging church.info)
parkour and the emerging church (emergingchurch.info)
forceful kingdom (third way)
revival (third way)
youth ministry and the stranger
coldcut and resistance
using images in worship
a brand new jesus (youth specialties magazine)
toxiCITY and the go between god (grace lent blog)
ruptures, improvisation and tradition (salvation army magazine)
alternative worship - offering clues for renewing worship (in anglican renewal magazine)
alternative worship (Relevant mag)
alternative worship and the significance of popular culture
worship 2.0 (church times)
remaking tradition (church times)
labyrinths (church times)
worship outside in the box (church times)
worship - a route to discovering lost wonder (SU)
hey man slow down (CPAS)
christian herald columns on the emerging church/mission: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6
movies sounds grand - it's not really my strong area. but i have some VJ sort of loops on vimeo that i hope to add to and some family stuff on youtube. i have also made a couple of movies on proost - space and time and a great company (part of nine) - both are in the movies section of proost. there are also the following interviews/movies of me speaking online bathwater or baby - must we ditch traditional church in the name of mission | alternative worship | role of technology in church | loving god and neighbour | what is church |
i do quite a lot of teaching/presenting. i am far from organised in this but there are a few pdfs of slides from those scattered around cyberspace which i'll dig out at some point...