Saturday Snippets (March 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…

Saturday Snippets (February 27)

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…

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…”

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”

Transfer growth ≠ growth

Last week I wrote an article about how transfer growth isn’t something that should be celebrated as much as it is. It’s fine, but it’s no indication of spiritual growth or sadly of people becoming Christians. You can read the article here. Naturally there was some discussion afterwards, publicly and privately which has lead meContinue reading “Transfer growth ≠ growth”

Saturday Snippets (November 21)

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…

Choose Your Words Wisely

Words are much more than legible scribbles on a piece of paper. Words are much more than black and white characters on a screen. The way we use our words is important because they can harm or comfort, build up or break down. But more than that, we must be wise in the timing ofContinue reading “Choose Your Words Wisely”

The Thinking That Hinders the Christian Community

Slightly dramatic? Maybe or maybe not. I’ll let you decide. Can a thought process, or a certain attitude really be that harmful to the Christian community? I honestly think they can. Our thoughts and our attitudes lead to actions, which can have a positive or a negative effect on things. Maybe your initial thought wasContinue reading “The Thinking That Hinders the Christian Community”

New resources for kids, for the eyes and ears…

There are so many kids resources out there for children, so many good books that will encourage learning, reading and growth in knowledge and love for Jesus. One of the things I love about some of the new resources I’m sent to review is that they are so biblical! Here are a few resources thatContinue reading “New resources for kids, for the eyes and ears…”