Demanding what is biblical is the only kind thing to do

The last two days, I have posted about the issue of conscience. First, I wrote here about what conscience actually is and why it matters.

If you can’t tell us this, your sermon prep hasn’t even started

I’m writing this, mainly, because I’ve currently got sermon-block. I’ve been staring at the same passage for days and I have no idea what to

Why I (typically) don’t mention current crises in my preaching

Yes, I know, I write them ages ahead of time and – not being a prophet – I do not foresee world, national or local

Are small groups overated, unaccountable and ineffective and should we bother with them?

The other day, Jonathan Carswell put out the following tweet: I have seen him say similar things before. I get the impression he really doesn’t

Boring sermons & how to get buy-in from our people

I have spoken before about how our preaching is often boring and one of the reasons for that – arguably the main reason – is

Death by a thousand explanatory notes

I recently remembered this old monologue from David Mitchell, back when he did a Soapbox thing for the Guardian: The point he is making is

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