If there's something we all need it's encouragement. Right from the earliest of days encouraging words go a long way towards our development and growth as people. It can come in the simplest of forms, for example, when a child first picks up a pencil or crayon and begins to draw, the lines are this … Continue reading Encouragement
In the light of the reported comments regarding what the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has said regarding the Church of England and Gay marriage, and the Presses seeming delight in reporting that this is from someone from the evangelical wing, it would be appropriate for us to stop and ask what does the Bible … Continue reading The Gay Agenda and the Bible
In a world that likes to exalt man and speak of his advances and goodness, the cross doesn't make sense. In a world that likes to say we are all victims but no one's guilty, the cross is a foreign and alien concept. For many it belongs to a bygone era when humanity didn't understand … Continue reading The Cross Has Said It All
Last week Steve Chalke a British Evangelical came out in favour of giving God's blessing to homosexual relationships. There were a few problems with his arguments.... 1. He referred to his pastoral concerns being a guiding influence. I understand these concerns, but the reality is that this amounts to nothing more than deciding what's right … Continue reading A Conversation or Authoritative Word?
A Reliable Word? It's great to not only have faith, but to know that that faith is based on a very reliable, and authenticated word from God - the Bible. Reading responses to articles relating to Christianity in the popular press columns on the internet recently it seems that there are many who have no … Continue reading Can We Trust The Bible?
During the last week or two in the UK the story of Jimmy Saville the former DJ, entertainer, and family show host has been unravelling at a terrific rate. Once feted for his great heart and fund raising endeavours for those in need, suddenly the story has moved in a totally different direction - that … Continue reading Free Love
Well lifes been busy..... spent a week away at the Wales Evangelical School of Theology doing my last module for my MTh, and been trying to catch up ever since! This time it was Christology and Soteriology, with a look at the New Perspective(s) - yes, there now appears to be as many perspectives as … Continue reading New Perspectives and extra Biblical Material