Author Archive | Rob Schellert


New Beginnings

I moved to the wonderful city that is London in 2000 with a suitcase. Initially, I only planned on staying for two years but quickly discovered that God had some tricks up his sleeve. I originally came to help with a punk/metal/goth church that was just starting out. A few years later, I found myself […]

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Bloody Palm Sunday

By now everyone pretty much have heard about the suicide bombings at Coptic churches in Alexandria and Tanta in which 44 worshippers were killed on Palm Sunday which comes the week before Easter. My heart was moved when I heard the news. A few years ago I was in Cairo attending a church on Palm […]

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Bullied By A Christian Leader

Some time last year I made some comments on social media about the refugee crisis that was (and is still) taking place. Many of these refugees were fleeing from the conflict in Syria. Naturally, I think we should be supporting all refugees who are fleeing war, persecution, famine, etc. I believe to follow in the […]

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Adventures in Norway

I found myself participating in SÅ festival which is put on by the lovely folks at SubChurch in Oslo. As I said in my previous blogpost on my adventures in Czech Republic, it is a real joy to meet so many Jesus followers in the worldwide underground movement and see how God is at work […]

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Czech Republic Adventures

In July I had the privilege to share and participate at the Meziprostor festival in Czech Republic I enjoy going to festivals such as these as I get to connect with Jesus followers and those who don’t follow Jesus but have an interest in Jesus, in the wider subculture family and listen to others and […]

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Fascism, Neo-Nazism & the Church

This blogpost isn’t about the referendum whether the UK shout remain or exit the European Union. While it is a story that is worth exploring, this post is about the attitudes and behaviour that is becoming more and more prevalent in our communities in the UK especially in light of the referendum.

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The Rent Trap

There are more than 11 million people who rent privately from their landlord in the UK. It has recently been estimated that private renters spend 50% of their earnings on paying rent. In London, that figure rises to  a staggering 75% of wages spent on rent. Deregulation, revenge evictions, parliamentary corruption and day-to-day instability are […]

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Reflections on Reclaiming Our Neighbourhoods Week Four

I’m currently blogging my way through the Reclaiming Our Neighbourhoods experiment exploring what it means to follow Jesus when our neighbourhoods are experiencing gentrification. You can read Week Three here. This week we explored how improvement in the area of transportation contribute to gentrification. We started this week’s session by meeting at a bus stop […]

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