Saturday Snippets (December 3)

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…

Sometimes sorry just isn’t enough.

Sadly stories of abusive leadership in churches is not uncommon. I’m not going to mention any by name because that’s not the point, we will all know of cases (prominent or local) of church leaders who have used their position of authority for evil. The abuse of power can take many forms (control, bullying, silencingContinue reading “Sometimes sorry just isn’t enough.”

Saturday Snippets (November 26)

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…

Reality and Other Stories

Stories have a way of catching your attention, drawing you in and helping you explore another world. Not only that but stories have the ability to shape the way you think, the way you understand and see the world around you. Stories are a powerful way to share the gospel, but also, as this bookContinue reading “Reality and Other Stories”

Saturday Snippets (November 19)

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…

Passion isn’t bad, but it isn’t enough

I’ve seen a number of blog posts recently about sermons, most of which have been good. They’ve argued for expounding the text in front of the preacher, putting the passage in its context (both in terms of the Bible story and redemptive history), and applying the text to the people in front of them. ButContinue reading “Passion isn’t bad, but it isn’t enough”

Devotions for different seasons…

Ever few months I receive a new devotional work that is published to help the Christian grow in their love for and knowledge of Jesus. Some devotions are written for particular times of the year, like Advent or Easter, whilst others are general studies that you can undertake at any point. I’d like to introduceContinue reading “Devotions for different seasons…”

Draw Near

Over the years I’ve seen many different note books and journals that each say they’re designed to help the reader with their spiritual life too. Some of them are good, other of them are super cheesy. But I’d like to introduce you to a journal unlike any other I’ve seen before and it is great!Continue reading “Draw Near”

Saturday Snippets (November 5)

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…