If you’ve spent time in church Charles Spurgeon is probably a name that you’ve come across. He was an English Baptist Pastor who is often called the ‘prince of preachers’. He was gifted as a pastor, preacher and theologian which has lead to him being celebrated by many many Christian’s today.
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Part 2; Is Sunday a spectator sport?
I first published this blog “Is Sunday a spectator sport?” about 2 weeks ago. Off the back of that post, I was accused of being an abusive pastor who was harming people by what I had written. I had a good private chat with the individual who flagged the concern. However, I wrote something publiclyContinue reading “Part 2; Is Sunday a spectator sport?”
Is Sunday a spectator sport?
Preparation is part of every day life. We prepare for exams and tests at school. We prepare for what we’re going to cook by cutting the relevant vegetables, etc. We prepare to go on holiday by packing our bags and making sure we have all the relevant paperwork. We prepare for a celebration by makingContinue reading “Is Sunday a spectator sport?”
One of the things that most people like is consistency. We’re not creatures who necessarily like change and we certainly don’t like hypocrisy. But are we really consistent creatures? Or are we consistently inconsistent?
Are we a selective church?
Over the last few days my Twitter feed has been full of shenanigans from the SBC annual convention in the US. I’m obviously not part of the SBC, I live in the UK, but it’s highlighted some things that have got me thinking…
Three things Christians should learn from devout Muslims…
Over the last few years I’ve had the privilege of getting to know some Muslim families. We’ve eaten in their homes and seen how they interact with their families and how their Islamic faith is lived out. In different contexts, I’ve also spent time discussing faith with Muslims which has helped me to be ableContinue reading “Three things Christians should learn from devout Muslims…”
The lonely path that you dig yourself…
There aren’t that many Christian books out there on biblical friendship. Too often Christians can isolate themselves and think that they can practice their faith without others input. This is not true and can lead to massive amounts of discouragement and struggle.
You can build but it will crumble
A couple weeks ago my wife and I were on holiday and we did a day trip to the ancient city of Ephesus. We walked the streets where Paul and Timothy would have preached. We stood in the amphitheater where Paul probably spoke at times. One thing that you can’t help but notice in theseContinue reading “You can build but it will crumble”
A world of ‘freedom’ that gives out chains
We want freedom. People want to be free to live life as they please. The idea that’s often thrown around is ‘as long as you’re not harming anyone it’s fine’. Is that real freedom?
I went to a baby shower this past weekend. Pink decorations were all around. The room was swelling with hushed Awww‘s as the items and tiny outfits were unwrapped.