On the argument to pastoral concerns

I am often unsure what to make of people, faced with teaching from scripture, want to encourage us to consider the “pastoral implications”. Whether it

How do we live in light of eternity?

I have been thinking about death lately. Not least, with the death of my friend, who was living with terminal cancer for many years and

We had a baptism: here’s what we were actually doing

We had the joy of baptising an Iranian man into church membership on Sunday. What a privilege it is to be involved in God’s work

Submission does not mean celebration

John Stevens has written a short post about the coronation of King Charles, and particularly the introduction of an oath the general public will be

A matter of ordinary faithfulness

Two days ago, I wrote that we should stop calling faithfulness sacrifice. You can read that post here. There have been a couple of bits

Stop calling faithfulness a sacrifice

We need to stop calling obedience and faithfulness to the commands of Christ “sacrifice”. There, I said it. It is not sacrifice to do what

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