Adam, the Holy Spirit and the Incarnation

Theology is important, that point cannot be stressed enough. Too many Christians go through life thinking that they don’t need to invest time in learning theology and digging into doctrines that are in the Bible. That is simply naive. To study theology, whether at an academic level or at home on the couch with aContinue reading “Adam, the Holy Spirit and the Incarnation”

Sexual Sin and the Promises of God

Sexual sin is not new, it is not an enemy that is only just showing it’s ugly head. Sexual sin has plagues humanity from the beginning of time, only made more accessible now to children of horrifically young ages. So, what hope is there? What can the Christian do to arm themselves in the fightContinue reading “Sexual Sin and the Promises of God”

Best Gift For Your Pastor This Year?

With Christmas gifts wrapped, trees decked and the smell of Christmas dinner in the air, maybe you have given a thought to your Pastor. What do you get a Pastor for Christmas? As you gather as a family and enjoy the Christmas services and down time together, he’s still been working as have most ofContinue reading “Best Gift For Your Pastor This Year?”

The Leader Should Lead, Not Perform

A platform can be a dangerous thing. For some it’s merely a place where they serve. For others it becomes the foundations on which pride, perfection and performance are build. The role of a leader is never to perform, but to lead.

Saturday Snippets (November 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…

Glory, Story and Culture; Living Well For Jesus in this World

Christian Focus have produced a series of short books for young people in partnership with Reformed Youth Ministries. These books are called student guides, which is confusing for those of us from the UK as a student is normally in University. But, we won’t hold it against them. These short books also have different focuses,Continue reading “Glory, Story and Culture; Living Well For Jesus in this World”

Saturday Snippets (September 25)

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…

Leaders Need To Lead

Over the past few weeks I’ve been involved in multiple discussions around the issues of pastors, and others in church leadership, being unprepared and ill-equipped for the role that they fulfil. It’s actually really easy for pastors to not lead, but instead to simple be liked and to do the bare minimum. But we areContinue reading “Leaders Need To Lead”

Saturday Snippets (August 14)

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… There are fewer than normal as I’veContinue reading “Saturday Snippets (August 14)”

Vulnerability is good

The world speaks about being self-made. Kids are told that they can be whatever they want to be. We’re taught to ‘suck it up’. There is a bit of a culture that suggests that vulnerability is a bad thing. It’s in the church too. People can seem shocked if you answer anything other than ‘fine’Continue reading “Vulnerability is good”