forge victoria

I had coffee yesterday with Phil McCredden who is the new director of Forge Victoria. Our relationship with Forge has always been pretty rocky, so our conversation yesterday was an attempt to find a way to work together differently – thanks to Phil for initiating it. Forge Victoria are reconfiguring themselves at the moment, and…

holy ground :: holy city wrap up

[writing hopes in the laneway] we were visited this afternoon by a freelance photographer who came to take photos of the space for an article about the alt worship project… he’d never been to a christian thing before. ‘it’s really grungy and edgy’, he said. ‘it reminds me of the tate modern’. i really liked…

holy ground :: holy city taster

images of acts of redemption in the city… and these words: glimpses of redemption already unfolding. acts of justice; of pre-meditated unprovoked, love. surges of liberation pre-emptive strikes of hope. do not wait to see the flames in a burning bush. the flames are everywhere: held in every piece of gravel as pervasive as the…

holy ground :: holy city

the Forge Grassroots festival is happening in melbourne this week… Age Greenwood and I are organising one of the hubs, at the UC centre, including a basement installation and sacred space. The sacred space is called holy ground :: holy city. The basement will be open between 1.15 and 4.30, Saturday and Sunday. If you’re…

dangerous stories

i’ve spent the last couple of days at Dangerous Stories 2 – the missional church conference run by Forge. i’m always grateful for situations like this that put me in contact with people who i wouldn’t otherwise meet. i heard some wonderful stories and met some exceptional people. Highlights were meeting Jarrod McKenna and hearing…