Observations on Matthew’s genealogy of Jesus

Biblical genealogies rarely get people excited. We kind of find our own family tree interesting, but the family background of other people is considerably less

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

The seeds of sin and the grace of God

I have been reflecting further on the Lucy Letby case. There seems to be a strong line of reporting suggesting that it was almost impossible

The judgement of getting what we want

The other day, I wrote about the most atrocious thing you can possibly do in any given job. It wasn’t stealing artefacts from a museum

The backstory to Spurgeon’s famous quote

You may or may not have heard about Spurgeon’s famous quote: if sinners will be damned, at least let them leap to hell over our

Some things can neither be fixed nor controlled

We live in an age where we believe almost anything can be fixed. After every disaster, every issue, “lessons must be learnt”. Of course, there

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