I write these posts because I love God and want my readers to see Him in fresh ways. I’m constantly surprised by how God continues to defy my expectations and breaks out of any box I might put Him in.
You can learn a lot about a culture from its language(s). I have the most wonderful Christian Nepali teacher. Our … More
Please help me choose a chapter title for my forthcoming book. There’s just one question in this short survey, and … More
If it were up to me, I would give myself a discount on concert tickets. I am so short and always find myself standing behind someone tall. I don’t get the same experience at concerts that others do. I wouldn’t say that I feel scared in a crowd, but there’s definitely a feeling of claustrophobia, and I know of other people my height who avoid crowds altogether.
What is it like to be a sheep?
You don’t have to go far on the internet, to find plentiful examples of posts in which Christians are accused of being idiots. Sometimes these attacks come in the form of lengthy arguments; in others, the accusations are short attacks full of swear words and vitriol. Why is it that so many Christians cherish the wisdom they find in the Bible, but that same knowledge seems like complete nonsense to those outside the faith? Why the mismatch?
Imagine you’re an artist, and you’ve spent the last few years completing your masterpiece. You’re delighted with it, it is your best work, and as you gaze at it, you know the countless hours you spent on it were worth it.
Other Christians seem to be carrying on as usual. In church, people seem to have no problem worshipping God. Yet, … More
Thinking about Gender, Transitioning and the Christian response There is a lot of talk about gender and birth sex right … More
‘The living sacrifice’, that’s Christ. Why is it necessary that Christ is both living and a sacrifice?
‘A living sacrifice’, that’s us. Why do we need to become living sacrifices?
A few weeks ago, I was struck by these words in Prayer: Forty Days of Practice by Justin Mcroberts and … More
A friend asked me to read this article and to let her know if I agreed with it. It is … More
I’m often asked by British friends why Trump’s supporters seem to back him with such blind adherence. Having spent four … More
What do I expect from my family relationships? Do I act out of duty with my family, or do I expect family members to affirm my identity? Should I feel slighted if my unique traits are belittled or ignored, and would that ever lead me to become estranged from my family?
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Now that I better understand the tactics populist politicians use, I can discern the lies they tell more easily and realise how I can help to counter them.
I know of no Christian that does not occasionally doubt the goodness of God and whether He is present with them. Some Christians hide these doubts better than others, but they are nothing to be ashamed of.
Thank you to everyone who took part in our recent survey to discover what our readers think and believe. You … More
Today we are launching the first of our regular surveys to find out what the people who read this website … More
Do not rely on an opposition party to tell you what the other party will do.
My experiences are just a small window into American culture and all I can offer are a few anecdotes to help answer this question.