Before you open your Bible

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?”

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”

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”