‘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?
There is heaps of theology out there, in books, courses, articles and videos about Christ as the Servant King. Most of the material focuses on chapters 40 to 55 in the book of Isaiah in the Bible. Consequently, when I came to write this post, I wondered what contribution I could make to a topic that has been written about so much already.
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
Can you see the large branch stuck between the trunks of the tree? It fell in a storm and is … More
There seems to be a never-ending stream of articles written by women who have been damaged by purity culture in … More
If you support an orphanage in a developing country, your generosity may be an encouragement for crimes. Your donations, and … More
I wonder what a Christian from another country might observe if they were to visit Britain? I’ve frequently written about … 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?
The entire world has seen the images; Trump’s supporters carrying ‘Jesus 2020′ signs and wooden crosses as they laid siege … More
If you were injured and needed blood, whose blood would you choose? Listening to a Nepali pastor preach this week, … More
The facts are black and white.Love is the colour.When the facts are confusing, the situation chaotic, love makes sense of … More
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
It turns out that the idea of God being a Merciful Judge is extremely difficult to wrap my head around, both theologically and in practice. As a result it has taken me ages to think about and write this article. Preparing it has also revealed some truths about myself that I don’t really like; I’ve discovered that I’m not all that merciful and prefer others to get their comeuppance.
The Master and Margarita The Master and Margarita is acclaimed, by those in the know, as the greatest book of … More
If you are anything like me, you will be watching with horror as the number of coronavirus cases in the … More
As Christians, we should always oppose bullying and abuse.