40 Questions, but only One Question is Needed

One of the conversations carrying on in the Christian blog world at the moment is the dialogue over Matthew Vine’s “40 questions for Christians who oppose marriage equality“, which itself has flowed from the excellent “40 questions for Christians now waving rainbow flags“. There are a number of great responses to Matthew Vines, but of […]

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Wesley Hill: “Washed and Waiting”

A few years ago I received a review copy of an interesting new book, “Washed and Waiting”, by Wesley Hill. In it he described his own self-realisation of homosexual attraction, his grappling with those deep-set emotions, his observations on the church environment he was in and, most wonderfully, his desire to live a godly chaste […]

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English Church Press on Southwark … and rumblings in Oxford

The English Church press has started reporting more extensively on the growing problems in the Diocese of Southwark. The Church of England Newspaper published yesterday with the following front page and internal story: [scribd id=258556999 key=key-J9TS23Sd26lw30FG3Jz5 mode=scroll] The actual list of signatories can be seen and it’s not small. I understand more and more are […]

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The Freedom of Speech

Words are incredibly powerful things.  From the very beginning it is words that have exerted enormous influence in our universe. Gen. 1:3   And God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light. The power of words is, in some way, linked to the power of the one speaking. I can’t stand in my darkened office […]

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