Saturday Snippets (June 20)

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. Surprisingly there are a number of videosContinue reading “Saturday Snippets (June 20)”

The Struggles of Writing…

Writing has become a hobby of mine. I enjoy spending my spare time writing down thoughts and my hope is that they would be helpful to you, my readers. But writing isn’t always ‘fun’ there are many struggles and discouragements that come with writing. Here’s a wee insight into behind the scenes of blogging andContinue reading “The Struggles of Writing…”

Saturday Snippets (June 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.

Dear Pastor, Theologian & Author, simple is generally better!

I read tons of books of all kinds; some academic, some study books, some theological books for the ‘average Joe’ and some general Christian life books. I listen to lots of sermons; some conference addresses, some seminary graduation addresses, but the majority probably in the church service context. So often I hear pastors, theologians andContinue reading “Dear Pastor, Theologian & Author, simple is generally better!”

Finding the Right Hills to Die On…

If you know me at all then you’ll know that I quite enjoy a good theological discussion, a good theological debate. I’ve spent hours over the years talking about, learning about and defending certain points of doctrine which has all been good fun. One of the interesting things over the years has been how myContinue reading “Finding the Right Hills to Die On…”

Reactionary theology isn’t helpful

Situations change, life circumstances can be thrown outside of what we would consider ‘normal’ at any given point. The question is, how do we react in those times? If it’s something relatively small we just fix the problem, change a behaviour, address any fall out and we’re good to go right? But what do weContinue reading “Reactionary theology isn’t helpful”

Does your view of Israel diminish the work of the Cross?

In the UK we have just recently celebrated Easter, the wonderful celebration and time of the year that Christians remember the death and resurrection of Jesus. Easter is not the only time of the year that we should remember and celebrate the death and resurrection of Jesus, this should be celebrated as a local bodyContinue reading “Does your view of Israel diminish the work of the Cross?”