Looking at some of the recent reports hitting the news it seems that an increasing number of Christians are intent on making God in their own image after their own likeness. To do that of course we must follow this world in making much of ourselves, our thoughts, our feelings, our wants etc.. "If this … Continue reading God with no Boundaries
Watching, hearing and reading some of the present debates going on in the church at large, and the evangelical church in particular, one's beginning to wonder is there a plumbline anymore, or more particularly, is Scripture the only sure basis for faith and conduct. It's interesting to note that some are saying the plumbline is … Continue reading Where’s the Plumbline?
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
Sin, not a word or a subject we are comfortable with - we'd rather talk about love and grace. We'd rather be affirmed than convicted. Patted on the backed rather than challenged and corrected. Following my last post re Steve Chalke's article in Christianity calling for a new understanding among Christians with regard to homosexual … Continue reading Essential Goodness or Total Depravity?
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?