All you you need to do is go into any christian books shop, whether physical or digital, and you will find stacks and stacks of books on topics like how to read and apply the bible, how to understand the reliability of the bible. Those are all great books! But this little book is, as far as I know, the only book of it’s kind.Continue reading “Before you open your Bible”
3 dangers of changing Scripture to be more comfortable…
One of the growing trends that I have seen come to the surface in recent days is that an increasing number of people are putting their feelings over Scripture. The idea can be summed up in this statement “I feel that this is the right things, therefore, it must be the right thing”
This is not a new phenomenon. Continue reading “3 dangers of changing Scripture to be more comfortable…”
Gender and Transgender, how should Christians respond?
No one can deny that in recent years there has been a big change in society’s view of sexuality and gender. Christians cannot, therefore, be silent on the matter but must engage with and try to understand this shift and approach it well.Continue reading “Gender and Transgender, how should Christians respond?”
Where did our healthy reading culture go?
As you have probably guessed already, I spend a lot of my time reading, but I also spend a lot of time talking about books. I talk about books through this blog, through this blog’s Facebook page and in person. I recommend books to tons of people and I really enjoy putting good resources in people’s hands. I do it so much that two weeks ago one of the members in my Small Group called me a walking library, I took it as a compliment. Continue reading “Where did our healthy reading culture go?”
1 & 2 Timothy For You
I preach regularly and as a preacher and a pastor I have spent a lot of time in the books of 1 & 2 Timothy. 1 Timothy is a book that not many people jump to that easily because it has verses in it that have caused a bit of controversy in the church. But people are much more happy to dive into 2 Timothy. Continue reading “1 & 2 Timothy For You”
The importance of teaching…5 practical ways to help us teach the next generation
Teaching is a wonderful, but also a daunting thing. If it is done well, it can change someones life forever, if it is done badly it can cause them to dislike that topic forever. Teaching is tricky, but it is also vitally important!
This is the case with people of all ages and with a vast range of topicsContinue reading “The importance of teaching…5 practical ways to help us teach the next generation”
Praying for and reading to children…
Children are an absolute joy, but it can be difficult to know how to raise them, how to teach them and how to pray for them. Here are two books that might help.
Sharing the gospel with a Jehovah’s Witness
How do you engage with people who believe that the Bible teaches something that it clearly does not? How do you engage in discussion with people who use the same words and terminology as Christians do but whose doctrine is completely contrary to Christianity?Continue reading “Sharing the gospel with a Jehovah’s Witness”
The importance of sound doctrine…
I’ve had a few conversations recently in which people have discussed that as Christians we should be united. To that I give a hearty Amen!
However, there are doctrinal issues, matter of belief and understanding of God’s Word, that mean we won’t be united with others. Continue reading “The importance of sound doctrine…”
There are some books written today that are great editions to tons of others out there on the same topic, there are other books that are good but expected and then there are books that are needed! Humble Calvinism is a book that needed to be written!Continue reading “Humble Calvinism”