The Church: Where Venus and Mars Collide

Christ made no real distinctions between the sexes when it came to engaging with God. What’s to stop us from doing the same?


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 […]

In Defence of Christian Parenting

Some of my readers may be familiar with the work of Daniel Sulzbach, known online as MrRepzion. For those who aren’t, Daniel has been active on YouTube for most of the last ten years, and was a Christian until 2012 when he became an atheist by way of deism. He has made a number of […]

Mission? Possibly…

Well, I’m back from Spring Harvest. Before you ask, it was fantastic. Even though the week seemed to be packed wall-to-wall with things to do (not great for an introvert like me), and even though some of the teaching slots didn’t engage me as much as others, it still met all of my expectations and […]