Job on Suffering

I’m still processing the events in Newtown, CT and the discussions that are happening as a result. Perhaps I’ll have something to say about both gun control and mental illness in days to come. As things stand, I reckon my Christmas Sermon is going to be going in a different direction to the original plan (i.e. […]

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hard is not the same as bad

One thing we are convinced of – the authentic Christian life is cross-shaped and we are therefore not foolish enough to think that those things that are best for us are necessarily the easiest. That would be to make a mockery of the Cross itself. Philippians 3:10 I want to know Christ and the power […]

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How to Ask Questions

One of the gambits played by Rob Bell in the recent controversy is that he is only asking questions that other Christians have asked over the millenia. But of course, that's just a canard. Watch his teaser video again and ask yourself if these are genuine questions or simply rhetorical devices to make a point? […]

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The Incarnation and suffering - by sinfest

As regular readers will know, I'm a big fan of sinfest. Although the cartoons go over the edge sometimes they remain a sharp observation of religion and so much more. As an example, here's a recent set of observations on incarnation and suffering… I love it. Particularly because the artist is not afraid to poke […]

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