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WATCH: Steve Chalke on Biblical interpretation

When Steve published his ground breaking article – Restoring Confidence in the Bible – a number of people had questions.  How can we dialogue with scripture while maintaining a firm view of its authority?  How can we reconcile ourselves to some of the more controversial stories without adopting a ‘pick and mix’ approach to the Bible?  In this video, Steve explores these questions and more.

9 Habits - Hopeful - A Reflection Resource

Hope imagines what is possible and won’t give up until it happens...
Hope is bold. It says that things don’t have to be the way they are...
Hope stands up for the forgotten and the lonely and the ignored...

We've developed Awe & Wonder reflection resources for each of the 9 Habits. Here's a reflection resource about Hope, which can be used alongside the church resources that you can find here.

Church is...

"It's us, with our sleeves rolled up, active and engaged and bothered about the transformation of the places where we live and the people we live amongst".

Last year we ran a campaign called Church Is... in which we asked some of our favourite people to talk about what they think church is. Here's Jill Rowe, Oasis' Director of Ethos and Formation and a key part of our church in Waterloo, talking about her sense of church and community.