Grace and Mercy, even in Manchester

I spent the first five years of my life in a commuter village outside Manchester. It’s horrible to see today’s news of an outrageous terrorist attack in that great city. And it is outrageous. As with other nations, the U.K. has seen terrorist attacks before but there is something particularly evil about a suicide bomber […]

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From Cretin to Christian

Some of the smaller and (to some) more obscure books in the Bible are also where we find some of the most beautiful hidden treasures. Paul’s letter to Titus is one of them. Even if you don’t know Titus from Nahum you probably do know the famous verse: Titus 1:12 One of Crete’s own prophets has […]

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Mormonism and the Velominati

I just got a bike and am a happy to report that I’ve completed 2 rides with no damage except painful quads and shoulders. As part of my initiation into what I am rapidly discovering is another sub-culture I was pointed by a friend to what is known as “The Rules” hosted by Velominati (who […]

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Genesis 19 – The Destruction of Sodom and Gommorah

preached Glenquarie Anglican 10 November 2013 The wonder of chapter 19 is not that Sodom is destroyed. That actually makes perfect sense. We might not like it but it makes perfect sense that a pure and holy god would punish evil. No, the overwhelmingly staggering, “go home today and tell your family and friends that […]

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