Strong Foundations
let's work together to change our world
by Paul Hazelden


This page provides another way to access some of the Strong Foundations documents as they become available. To find out about Strong Foundations, please visit the (possibly temporary) web site.


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  1. Manifesto (4 pages) A short summary of the key issues I feel we need to explore. (8 April 2019)
  2. Introducing the Kingdom (6 pages) Introducing the central theme of Jesus' ministry. (8 April 2019)
  3. The Task (4 pages) An approach to the question: what are we actually supposed to do? (8 April 2019)
  4. 'Movement Day' Reflections (2 pages) God is doing a new thing, and we have to leave our old life to join Him. (1 May 2019)
  5. Jesus' Teaching Applies To Me

  6. Living for Jesus (2 pages) A short personal summary of what it means to follow Jesus. (1 August 2018)
  7. Personal Growth (2 pages) Some brief notes on how I can grow as a Christian. (23 April 2019)
  8. Personal Application

  9. Forget Discipleship (make disciples) (7 pages) We want to set up programmes to teach and train people - but Jesus did not tell us to set up a Discipleship Programme: He told us to make disciples. (10 June 2019)
  10. Love is a Three-Legged Stool (4 pages) A suggestion about how we can take the traditional understanding of the centrality of love and make it relevant and practical. (8 April 2019)
  11. Caring for Vulnerable People (4 pages) Some basic principles, summarising key points from the 'Helping Vulnerable People' course. (16 April 2019)
  12. Prayer and Perspiration (3 pages) How do I set about making a difference? A suggested four step plan. (7 May 2019)
  13. Kingdom Living, Part One (6 pages) Living in a way that helps to build God's Kingdom. (16 April 2019)
  14. Time (8 pages) The past, present and future all matter, and the way we think about them affects our lives. (26 May 2019)
  15. The Good News

  16. The Good News (6 pages) A way of presenting the Christian gospel message which is faithful to the Biblical message and does not assume the listener already understands key theological concepts. (1 August 2018)
  17. The Less Good News (8 pages) Explaining the reason why the message of The Good News differs from the traditional gospel message we are familiar with. (1 August 2018)
  18. Describing the Good News (2 pages) A brief description of some aspects of the Christian Gospel. (26 May 2019)
  19. Theology for the Church

  20. Faith and Spirituality (16 pages) How to express faith appropriately in the context of a faith based social action project. (4 May 2019)
  21. Church Growth (4 pages) For a church to grow, and not just get more people, all the Biblical strands of leadership need to work together. (22 April 2019)
  22. Salvation (16 pages) Presenting an understanding of salvation which does not portray God as harsh and unloving towards anyone. (1 August 2018)
  23. Why the Cross? (4 pages) Why do Christians celebrate the fact that our leader, our Lord and our God was executed in public? (14 May 2019)
  24. Eternal Torment or Eternal Destruction? (2 pages) Two passages from 'Jesus and the Other Place'. (18 September 2018)
  25. Training Courses

  26. Share Your Faith (4 pages) Three interactive seminars to help you talk about the things that matter most to you. (June 2018)
  27. Encountering the Good News (1 page) Three sessions to help Christians discover afresh the life-changing and world-changing message of Jesus and the early Church. (12 April 2019)


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