The Blog


Snapshot – A review of a year of movement.

Snapshot 2023 - Love Black Country As we share this annual snapshot, we want to take a moment to express our gratitude to you all. Love Black Country has been part of this regional Church community for over 30 years, and it's humbling to see the progress we've made together.…

The AI Leviathan: Paradigmatic Technological Change & Ethics

Unknown to the majority of the world’s population, a Leviathan, the like of which we have never imagined, lies hidden beneath the surface of the murky waters of exponential technology. Adrian Lowe explores the rise of It’s Artificial Intelligence in the world today and explores how we should respond.

Warning! TikTok can damage your child’s health.

Tiktok is one of the fastest growing social media apps in the world.  Recently, The Wall Street Journal completed an excellent piece of investigative journalism, investigating the platform’s impact on its teenage users. Join Love Dudley’s Adrian Lowe as he explores the dangers of TikTok on the Next Generation and what parents can do about it.

2021 – The Year in Review

So, what has 2021 been all about for Love Black Country? Join Tim Fellows, LBC’s Network Coordinator as he mulls over the year gone by.

Tam’s Story: “Someone to believe in me.”

Tam had 2 young children when she needed to move into temporary accommodation for her and the children’s safety. She grew up in care and had no support network but desperately wanted to do the best for her children.

Millennials, Gen Z and God’s Remnant

The reality of the state of the next generation in terms of their battles with mental health, the digital life and an ever-decreasing Christian faith is stark. Yet God will always have a remnant that remain faithful to him even in the most desperate of circumstances. Join Tim Barton as he explores how God is moving within the Next Generation in the Church of the Black Country in unassuming but significant ways.

The Disunited States of America!

In a follow-up to his article about the invasion on the US Capitol building in January 2021, Love Dudley’s Adrian Lowe digs deeper into the divisions permeating through American society and asks the question, what does this mean for the UK Church at this time?

MYTHOLOGY VS DEMOCRACY? QAnon Shaman takes over Capitol Hill

Many of us are asking the question; what on earth is going on? Join Adrian Lowe as he explores the significance of the attack on the US Capitol Building in January 2021 and what it exposes about the lack of truth in a society desperate for answers.

George Floyd #SayHisName

We at Love Black Country stand with those hurting and affected by the brutal murder of George Floyd in America and feel strongly that we want to be clear about our stance on racism in our communities.

Leadership in the 21st Century Church

Buckle yourselves in for a challenging but extremely refreshing read! Love Dudley’s Adrian Lowe questions the extent to which centralised systems of government and leadership are infiltrating the 21st century church structure.

Love Beyond Measure

The moving story of one Black Country family who have been impacted by the love of God shown through His people.