Saturday Snippets (February 13)

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…

A Bit Like the Busses…

Have you ever heard the saying that something is ‘a bit like the busses’? Basically, you can stand at a bus stop for a long time and nothing comes but then suddenly three busses come at the same time. Well, here are 11 short book reviews for you. This post has devotional material, academic books,Continue reading “A Bit Like the Busses…”

Saturday Snippets (February 6)

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…

The importance of truth in a truth-less world

I was in a lecture today and a minister who was conducting our Q and A session mentioned a quote that I’d never heard before. G. K. Chesterton said this “When men choose not to believe in God, they do not thereafter believe in nothing, they then become capable of believing in anything.” When IContinue reading “The importance of truth in a truth-less world”

Saturday Snippets (January 30)

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…

To ‘seminary’, or not to ‘seminary’

This may sound a bit weird if you’re coming to this post completely out of the blue. Allow me to give you a bit of context. A few days ago on Twitter I came across a tweet from Ed Stetzer, which peaked my interest. Stetzer said “I don’t know who need to hear this, butContinue reading “To ‘seminary’, or not to ‘seminary’”

Fear, Final Words and a Doctor…

I know, it sounds like the beginning of a bad joke. I apologise. I enjoy reading. I also enjoy writing book reviews for you folks to read. I do this to highlight helpful books that you could be reading and so that you can hopefully know if a book is worth your time or not.Continue reading “Fear, Final Words and a Doctor…”

Saturday Snippets (January 23)

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…

Books for kids, teens and families. Something for all ages.

Finding good and biblical reading material for children is really important, whether they read it themselves, parents read it to them or it’s read as a whole family. We need to make sure that we’re investing just as much time in teaching children as we would in teaching adults. The materials should be exciting, pleasingContinue reading “Books for kids, teens and families. Something for all ages.”

Let’s Talk About Sex

Sex: it’s a really interesting topic in the Christian world; it’s either never talked about and is a bit like a taboo or it’s talked about too much and is a bit like an obsession. Historically the church hasn’t done a great job of talking about and teaching on sex. This has changed in theContinue reading “Let’s Talk About Sex”