Covering Up in Australia

Here in the Land of Oz there’s a bit of a public debate going on about face coverings by muslim women. Even the Prime Minister got involved. What it really boils down to is this – should people be allowed to cover their faces up? The concerns are obvious; if someone’s face is covered then […]

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Exodus and Archaeology

Great lecture from James K. Hoffmeier, Professor of Old Testament and Near Eastern Archaeology at Trinity International University, Divinity School on the archaeological evidence that supports the Bible’s account of the Exodus. via justin taylor

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Singing about God’s Judgement?

This week in our “Preaching the Pronouns” series at church we've reached “Them” – the doctrine of the unbeliever. Though I'm not preaching this week, I did have to pick songs for us to sing together. Have you ever tried to pick songs on the theme of God's judgement? Perhaps you'd think that's tricky? Curiously, […]

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The Angel of the LORD - the pre-incarnate Christ

Sunday's sermon at Neutral Bay Anglican on Jude 1-13 raised, once again, the issue of the presence of the Second Person of the Trinity in the Old Testament. In particular Jude makes the striking claim that… Jude 1:5 … the Lord [Jesus] delivered his people out of Egypt… A quite remarkable statement, but one which […]

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