How Trump’s America Demonstrates Christianity’s Unconscious Pain.

They say the greatest gift of all is Love. Whitney sang it, Jesus said it. The Beatles thought you didn’t need anything else.

But I don’t agree. At least not entirely. What I think is the greatest gift of all can actually be the greatest act of Love that you can give anyone.

What is that gift? Continue reading

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The Tools: A different kind of self help book. (Or, isn’t that what they all say?)

If I was going to write a book about procrastination or how to deal with writer’s block it would be very short and it would include only one rule.

When stuck, write a list blog.

So this is what I am doing today,  because sometimes you’ve just got to get some words down.

Actually! Better still, I’m going to make this a new blog series, which means I don’t have to think of any new ideas for at least a few weeks.

Bingo!

So, let’s get started!  Continue reading

When Jesus is found in all the “wrong” places

There is a worship song that used to be pretty popular called, “One Way Jesus” which went “One Way. Je-sus”, funnily enough.

It’s got a pretty catchy hook and I remember hearing it for the first time many years ago and quite liking the tune. I didn’t really take too much notice of the words though.

Many popular worship songs have this same message of Jesus being the only thing we really need. He’s all we’ll ever need. And there is no way to get to God, than through Jesus.

Or is there?

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The Nashville Statement. A Response to the Responses.

 

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If you were paying attention to Twitter over the last week you may have noticed quite a lot of discussion going on about something called “The Nashville Statement”. Basically a group called the “A Coalition For Biblical Sexuality” released 14 articles as part of a statement on their views of Biblical Sexuality and Gender. Continue reading