Saturday Snippets (July 4)

As well as reading a lot of books, I also read a ton of articles every week. Here are some of the articles that I’ve read recently and have found interesting, helpful, challenging and encouraging. I hope that they will be the same for you, my dear readers. 

Context keeps you right… or at least it should!

One of the blessings of being a native English speaker is that I have the Bible, God’s Word, in my own language and in so many different translations. This is a privilege that many people can take for granted. I worry that many Christians today have become numb to the joy and honour that itContinue reading “Context keeps you right… or at least it should!”

Resources for digging deeper..

One of the privileges of being a blogger/book reviewer is that I get sent tons of really good resources as soon as, or before, they hit the local bookshop shelf. This also means that I read a huge variety of resources which I hope will be helpful to you, my dear readers. This time ofContinue reading “Resources for digging deeper..”

Sermon notes, why and how?

Two things encourage me most as a preacher; one is seeing people get their heads stuck into Scripture and following along in the text as I preach and the second is seeing people take notes. If a Christian goes to church every Sunday of the year then they hear 52 sermons a year, if theyContinue reading “Sermon notes, why and how?”

The most important weapon in your possession…

If you’ve been reading this blog for any length of time, or have ever spoken to me at all you’ll know that I read tons and tons of books. I enjoy devouring information and learning from the insights of many people who are much smarter than myself. But the most important weapon that any ChristianContinue reading “The most important weapon in your possession…”