Courageous Faith

Richard Burgess, 25.02.2023 We were made for faith, for courageous faith. Effectively all faith should be courageous, but for various reasons it can end up as intellectual assent rather than a dynamic life - more on that later. We were made for faith that is courageous, bold and dynamic. The Bible is a faith document … Continue reading Courageous Faith


We were made for joy. Above all joy in God. JOY is at the heart of the Christmas message. The angels declared that it was good news of great JOY. Notice that GREAT JOY! Not A deep down in your heart, quiet, reserved joy, but a shout it from the rooftops type of JOY. The … Continue reading JOY!

The wonder of it all

Do you still stop and wonder at Christmas? As I get older the wonder seems to be increasing. I've read the scriptures, heard the story, sung the carols, spoken at carol services countless times, and it never ceases to amaze me. The simplicity, the glory, the heights, the depths, the love, the mercy, the grace. … Continue reading The wonder of it all

Looking for a Christmas gift? Exploring the Role of Women in the Church. Still not sure? Got questions? The book charts something of my own journey from complementarianism to egalitarianism (or mutualism) through a study of the scriptures and church history. You'll be challenged, you'll be encouraged! It's available across Amazon.

Christmas is coming

Can you imagine a world without Christmas? A world where Jesus had never been born? A world without the Christian faith? The impact of that first Christmas has been huge. It has impacted thousands, millions, even billions as they have come to know Jesus as their Saviour and Lord, and many more by its influence … Continue reading Christmas is coming