Manchester and terror – some thoughts

It’s been three whole days since a lone attacker detonated a bomb after a concert in Manchester, killing 22 and injuring at least 50, but the impact hasn’t subsided yet. I’m seeing a number of news items about the incident being shared on Facebook, and it seems like new information is always coming in, so people […]

The God Who (Sometimes) Takes Away

Matt Redman’s ‘Blessed Be Your Name’ appears to have become a bit of a minefield, mainly due to the line “You give and take away” in the bridge. I’m going to play devil’s advocate a little bit and argue that there might actually be a degree of truth to Redman’s words.

REVIEW: Dave Hopwood “Raging Grace”

I’ll admit: this book took me by surprise. When a book’s title includes the word ‘grace’, and its cover art features a lion of all things, I tend not to expect much more than any other Christian book currently out there. But as I read through some of its content, I couldn’t help but feel that […]