The Greatest Story Ever Told

The world is full of stories, both real and fictional. We all love a good story, you only have to walk into a bookshop or go to a cinema to discover how we love a story. There are stories that have us on the edge of our seats, stories that touch our hearts, stories of … Continue reading The Greatest Story Ever Told

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Not Frustrating the Grace of God

We all know what it is to be frustrated, whether a puncture, computer virus, overlaying and being late for work etc.. very often we are frustrated by things that mess with our agenda and impede our progress. Now, I wonder whether you have ever thought whether you could frustrate the grace of God in your … Continue reading Not Frustrating the Grace of God

The Image of God and the Gospel

The image of God in humanity is an essential part of the gospel - especially in a world that wants to reduce the level of human life to that of an evolved form of animal existence. The gospel must have a high doctrine of man. It must know who man is/was created to be. It … Continue reading The Image of God and the Gospel

We still need the Good News

It seems that there is an increasing measure of shock at the state of mankind today - I mean we are in the 21st century and we shouldn't be behaving like this after thousands of years of evolution, surely we have improved and become better, more educated, more understanding, more socially aware, more just, etc.? … Continue reading We still need the Good News

God with no Boundaries

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

Going Liberal Will Not Save

In the evangelical church it's becoming increasingly popular to go 'liberal,' and frequently the reason given is that a greater openness and willingness to 'accept' people no matter what their lifestyle will ultimately enhance the churches standing in the world, make her more attractive and people will come flocking to it - I think of … Continue reading Going Liberal Will Not Save

God Invades Humanity

The Christmas story is staggering in all respects, a virgin, angels, a star... but the most staggering aspect must be that God invades the realm which he had created and takes on the dirt of the earth that he had taken and fashioned and given his own breath to - flesh! God himself becomes a … Continue reading God Invades Humanity