‘I’ll sue’ are popular words today, and there are people out there who are ready to help you do it. We are pestered by telesales people who inform us that we have had an accident or some such thing and more than likely we will be able to get some money out of it. Things … Continue reading Conflict Resolution in the Church
War and peace have been the alternating experience of much of human history. Peace, so difficult to gain and maintain, can be lost so quickly and easily. The first world war multiplied outwards from the assassination in Sarajevo of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to the Austrian/Hungarian throne by a Yugoslav nationalist, creating a diplomatic crisis … Continue reading War and Peace
For many Romans 8 is something they aim at, but rarely get there. To often their experience is Romans 7, the wretched man, but that is to fall short of the gospel. Romans 8 is meant to be the normal Christian life. Some years ago after living as a Romans 7 Christian I studied Romans … Continue reading Free in Christ – A translation of Romans 8
For many Revelation is about a cataclysmic conflict somewhere in the future - maybe ours. As such it holds out a gloomy prospect - things certainly aren't going to get better, in fact quite the opposite. But is this really so? The end of Revelation takes us back to its beginning, with reminders of the … Continue reading Revelation – Cataclysmic Conflict or Glorious Hope?