Nick Page

Nick Page is a writer, speaker and sinner. He is the author of more than 80 books, and the co-host of the Mid-faith Crisis podcast. His latest book is The Badly Behaved Bible: Thinking again about the story of scripture (Hodder & Stoughton) will be published next month. His website is nickpage.co.uk and he tweets at @NickofEynsham

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    I don’t like your platitude: The case against Christian cliches

    2021-03-24T16:58:00

    Christian cliches. We all know them. And we all use them. But are they more than harmless sayings? Nick Page wonders whether there is more danger in them than we think 

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    Why it's utter baubles to claim 'Christmas is pagan'

    2020-11-23T00:00:00

    Christmas is coming! And with it the usual stories telling us that the festival has pagan origins. But is it true? Nick Page investigates

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    Why we should ban Bible study

    2019-08-19T00:00:00

    Interacting with the Bible should be a rewarding and transformational experience, argues Nick Page

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    7 ways to stop sinning

    2019-03-18T00:00:00

    Nick Page explains why he believes these insights from psychology can help us live less sinful lives

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    And now for the bad news: what we lost because of the Reformation

    2017-09-18T00:00:00

    Sorry to intrude on the Reformation celebrations, but Nick Page has some not-so-great-news to share

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    Church Invisible: Episode Three

    2014-01-26T00:00:00

    Returning from a meeting on 'the future of the church' Nick Page is flung into the future, to the year 2040, where he is given the chance to find out for himself.

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    Church Invisible: Episode Two

    2014-01-26T00:00:00

    Returning from a meeting on 'the future of the church' Nick Page is flung into the future, to the year 2040, where he is given the chance to find out for himself.

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    We Need Some Really New Songs

    2014-01-26T00:00:00

    Contemporary worship should be... well contemporary, understandable, using words and concepts readily understandable. Nick Page argues that modern worship songwriters have a lot to answer for!

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    Church Invisible: Episode Six - The Set Menu

    2014-01-26T00:00:00

    Returning from a meeting on 'the future of the church' Nick Page is flung into the future, to the year 2040. He discovers that church buildings are now regarded as museums and the Anglican Church in Britain a pale shadow of its former life, with the recent General Synod held in a back room of the Rose and Crown and Tooting. He finds that bureaucracy, outdated training methods and increasing detachment from community were amongst the reasons for the demise.

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    Church Invisible Episode Eight: A visit to the Circus

    2014-01-26T00:00:00

    Returning from a meeting on 'the future of the church' Nick Page is flung into the future, to the year 2040 where his experience gives him insights into how the church, now almost extinct, went wrong.

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    Church Invisible Episode Seven: Life's a Beach

    2014-01-26T00:00:00

    Returning from a meeting on 'the future of the church' Nick Page is flung into the future, to the year 2040. He discovers that church buildings are now regarded as museums and the Anglican Church in Britain a pale shadow of its former life, with the recent General Synod held in a back room of the Rose and Crown in Tooting. He finds that bureaucracy, outdated training methods and increasing detachment from community were amongst the reasons for the demise.

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    An Endangered species : Single Men and the Church

    2014-01-26T00:00:00

    There are twice as many single women in the Church than men. This two-to-one ratio may seem like paradise - but as Nick Page discovers - not everything in the garden is rosy.

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    Church Invisible: Episode One

    2014-01-26T00:00:00

    In the first part of this new fictional series, Nick Page discovers what life will be like in the future if the church continues to die. Use the concluding questions to trigger discussion in your home/small group.

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    The Invisible Church: Part Five

    2014-01-26T00:00:00

    Returning from a meeting on 'the future of the church', Nick Page is flung into the future, to the year 2040. He discovers that church buildings are now regarded as museums and the Anglican Church in Britain a pale shadow of its former life, with the recent General Synod held in a back room of the Rose and Crown in Tooting. He finds that bureaucracy, outdated training methods and increasing detachment from community were amongst the reasons for the demise.

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    Church Invisible: Episode Four

    2014-01-26T00:00:00

    Returning from a meeting on 'the future of the church' Nick Page is flung into the future, to the year 2040, where he is given the chance to find out for himself.

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    Married to a woman minister

    2014-01-26T00:00:00

    The role of the minister's spouse has often been seen as a tricky one. But now with the introduction of women priests into the Church of England increasing numbers of men are having to relate in a whole new way to their churches Nick Page talks to the men about some of their struggles and asks the question: what do you call them?