Currently there are 3 different parts of my Navigators ministry: Theology on Tap, Alpha, and Hamilton City Team activities.
Event Organiser: Theology on Tap
Theology on Tap aims to attract the general public who are interested in exploring the bigger questions, and to foster community and fellowship among people who otherwise may not be part of any religious or spiritual setting.
Twice a month we meet in a pub to discuss questions of faith, reason, science, etc. Theology on Tap meetings focus around a book.
In the Fall 2016 term we read John Polkinghorne’s Belief in God in an Age of Science, and discussed the interrelation of religion and science. In Winter 2017 we will be reading C.S. Lewis' Miracles, and exploring the philosophical foundation for belief in miracles.
Theology on Tap was important in my exploration of the Christian faith and I hope to provide that opportunity to learn and explore to others.
Table Leader: Alpha
Alpha is a series of interactive sessions that explore questions of purpose, eternity, and love.
Alpha meetings include food, a talk, and a discussion. Each talk explores the big issues around faith and unpack the basics of Christianity, addressing questions like “Who is Jesus?”, “Why and how do I pray?” and “How does God guide us?” Alpha attracts both Christians seeking to deepen their faith and non-Christians seeking answers to life’s big questions.
Associate Intern: Hamilton City Team
As part of the Hamilton City Staff, I participate in ongoing Navigators events (like Alpha) and attend conferences designed to equip us as leaders in the Christian faith. I also get the opportunity to meet with individuals one and one and engage in discussion about the issues that they are currently facing.
God has brought a number of people into my life who are seekers and with whom I have been able to build relationships and engage in deep, meaningful discussions. Linking these relationships up with my Navigator ministry allows me to spend dedicated time with these individuals and access the resources that they need.