• Keep the church building open seven days a week. People matter
more than candlesticks.
• Listen deeply to the world, and make sure you're answering the
questions people are asking, not the ones you want to answer.
• Serve the poor and speak up for justice. Unless we live the
Good News, we'll be dismissed as hypocrites.
Bishop of Burnley
• I'm often warned off being too friendly, and told that people
want to be anonymous when they come to church. At least when you've
overstepped the mark and trespassed into "personal space" it is
blindingly obvious. We know how many we have offended by being
over-enthusiastic. We have no idea how many we offend by being
Vicar, St Mary Redcliffe, Bristol