Gospel Smugness

Sharing the gospel is a must for every Christian. Evangelism is a command that Jesus gave the apostles and all of His people must engage in. But the way we evangelise is massively important. There are many books out there on the important of evangelism and some on the ‘how to’ of evangelism too. WhatContinue reading “Gospel Smugness”

Planting, Assurance, Dementia and an Invitation…

This blog is read by a wide range of people, many of whom I don’t know. Among my followers there are pastors, doctors, construction workers, cleaners, office workers, parents, pensioners and everyone in-between. I love the fact that my readership is so diverse, but it also means that sometimes I need to do shorter reviewsContinue reading “Planting, Assurance, Dementia and an Invitation…”

Saturday Snippets (December 18)

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 Least, the Last & the Lost

This book is a must-read for pastors, church planters and those trying to reach people in schemes (council estates) with the gospel. I was sent a pre-published pdf of the book and man, I devoured it! This book is over 400 pages, but it’s super readable and challenging.

Join in with my hobby…

Some people they enjoy watching sport. Others like to paint or get creative and make things. Others find their rest when they are around people all the time. I am an introvert and my health issues mean that noise and bright places are not my friends. So, reading has become my hobby over the years.Continue reading “Join in with my hobby…”

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…

Christmas is just around the corner. I know, I know, it is still October. However, in the blink of an eye we’ll be buying a Christmas tree and preparing to gather with people to sing some carols and celebrate the birth of Jesus. But it’s easy to get caught up in the presents, the food,Continue reading “It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…”

Does God Really Want All People To Be Saved?

There are some verses that are often thrown around in theological debates, 1 Timothy 2:4 is one of them. Let’s add in a few of the preceding verses to give us a bit of context. 1 Timothy 2:1-4 says “First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for allContinue reading “Does God Really Want All People To Be Saved?”

Saturday Snippets (August 28)

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…

7 reasons to (re)consider Christianity

I don’t know about you, but I’m always looking for books to give away to folks. I like being able to have something handy for people to take away and be challenged and encouraged by it. One of the hard kinds of books to find, is those written for the non-Christian that make them thinkContinue reading “7 reasons to (re)consider Christianity”