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…”

Stories, Both New and Old

Stories carry weight. Story can stir someone to action and bring tears to the driest of eyes. Stories resonate with the listener and can inform and educate them at the same time. Listening to, or reading, stories has been one of the most encouraging things in my Christian Life. Stories of people from today, andContinue reading “Stories, Both New and Old”

Saturday Snippets (January 1)

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…

My Best 10 of 2021…

Over the course of 2021 I read a total of 166 books. Most of those had been sent to me by publishers to give an honest review, some of them were authors who wanted my thoughts and some of them were pre-published books for my input and endorsement. Roughly 8 years ago I started readingContinue reading “My Best 10 of 2021…”

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”

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?”

Suffering, Theology, God and Truth

There are just so many books out there, I could spend all of my days reading and writing reviews and there still wouldn’t be enough time. Here are a few shorter recommendations for you of books that I think can be useful for you, my dear readers. I’ve even been nice and put them inContinue reading “Suffering, Theology, God and Truth”

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.

Saturday Snippets (December 11)

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…