Zambia Team 2017

Why Go To Zambia? (April 2018)

As a church we partner with Vinjeru School in Zambia and for the last two years we have sent a small team to work in the school for two weeks… and this blog post is to encourage you to consider going! The school provides education for some of the poorest children, and was set up […]

Christ City Life: First Sunday

Christ City Life: First Sunday

Let’s be honest. Everyone likes to be noticed. There’s nothing worse than walking into a room full of strangers and feeling transparent. That creeping social awkwardness where you’re waiting to be spoken to, where the smiling acknowledgement from a friendly face just never materialises. That was the experience we’d previously had at other churches. The […]

4 Reasons To Come To The CCC Weekend Away

4 Reasons To Come To The CCC Weekend Away

The annual Christ City Church Weekend Away is 9th-11th November, and the early bird deadline is 19th October , so sign up now for the cheaper prices! If you are still undecided these are 4 great reasons I think you should come along. The weekend away will be… Fun: My enduring memory of any CCC weekend […]

Mountain by Bryan and Katie Torwalt

Mountain by Bryan and Katie Torwalt

The first time I heard this song, it was during a time of sung worship when my wife and I were visiting a friend’s church in Los Angeles a few months back. I immediately fell in love with the song as it sings of remembering all of God’s goodness and grace when one reflects back […]

Church Planting in Dublin

Becoming a Church Planting Church

We’re just about to celebrate three years as a church so I wanted to write a few thoughts about the future and what it will take to become a church planting church. Hans Küng once said: “A church which pitches its tents without constantly looking out for new horizons, which does not continually strike camp, […]

CCC Advisory Team

The CCC Advisory Team

It’s with great delight that I want to tell you about (announce!) that Christ City Church now has an Advisory Team. This blog is to explain a bit about the purpose of the team, who they are and how it will work. But first… Some History Leanne and I moved to Dublin on September 24th 2012 with […]

Church - an introvert's nightmare?

Church – an introvert’s nightmare?

Sunday service is about to finish and you already know what’s coming next. The mingling and socialising time. People are off to get coffee, they are reconnecting and engaging in lively conversations. You hear bursts of laughter all around you. And there you are, a little overwhelmed, quite tired at this point and scanning the […]

Adjusting to (church) life as a mum

Adjusting to (church) life as a mum

A few weeks ago I went to the pub after the church service for the first time since Faye was born. That made me realise that we’re starting to find a ‘new normal’ for our lives. And that I’m now in a place where I have a bit of space in my head for something […]