Mike Pilavachi on celibacy

Mike Pilavachi on celibacy

MIKE Pilavachi is the co-founder and leader of Soul Survivor, a Christian charity which oversees Christian events for young people. He is also Senior Pastor of the Soul Survivor Watford church in the UK. Mike is single. Here are some of the things he has said about...
Just four questions: Ian Jolley

Just four questions: Ian Jolley

What has been the most formative period of your life? I’ve lived in Christian community for 36 years and living in community has made me the person I am. My most formative years have to be when I lived at Anchorage, a community house in Birmingham which opened in...
To Celibacy!

To Celibacy!

AS I related in a recent post, I made a vow, six years ago, to be celibate. I invited a hundred friends and family together for the ceremony. Friends did a skit about my journey out of the closet, Jesse sang Orphan Girl, Dan sang If it Be Your Will, Debbie preached...
What is Community?: Chris Gilbert

What is Community?: Chris Gilbert

WHAT DO you say if someone from the Blackthorn estate asks, “What’s life all about?” Life is about taking hold of Jesus’ example, looking at how He lived and working it out today. It’s about expressing God’s love to the people we meet and reconnecting people back to...
Huge heart for people: tribute for a pioneer

Huge heart for people: tribute for a pioneer

“MUM WOULD loathe to be remembered as a kind old lady and rather be thought of as a trail-blazing rebel.” Selina’s daughter’s words at her mother’s Thanksgiving Service in October spoke volumes. Selina was, nevertheless, renowned for her kindness, too. “She was a...