forward
thinking
creativity

making plans,
words & sounds
in Dunedin NZ

Somewhere in the middle of co-leading Student Soul, drumming with Black Boy Peaches, studying at KCML, and actually having a life and people to care about, Tom continues to be a real human person.

Writing

Re-learning the weave of community

We've now had two weeks of not gathering here in Dunedin, NZ, due to covid-19. The main focus for Student Soul is now, How can we grow into an engaged, collaborative, online church community of students and young adults? One important thing that the Sunday event (R.I.P) does is create multiple points of relational connection. You brush past two or three people and say hi. You have discussion with someone ...
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How I’m adapting my roles

Good morning. Here I am, thinking out loud about the different ministry roles I have as a leader and how I am going to inhabit them during this time of change. I often revisit my prior thoughts on personal identity and the different roles I give myself and are given, probably between 2 and 4 times a year on average, so this is nothing new. I've actually been meaning to ...
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