Whether you've been a Christian all your life or have never contemplated the things of God before, I'm willing to presume that you don't spend lots of time in the writings of the Old Testament Prophets. Don't worry, I can't say that I do either (I'm working on it). And yet, in this time of … Continue reading TMT#17: Ezekiel and Comfort During Covid-19.
I've spent pretty much my entire adult life either in full-time ministry or full-time study of the Bible. I love the church; I love the Scriptures; but most of all, I am passionate about God. Theology—the study of God—is my jam. Grumpy theology is not. Let me implore you: if you have decided to follow … Continue reading TMT#11 Grumpy Theology
We're concluding a short political three-parter. Part one encouraged us to assume good intent, ask questions, stay calm, and be prepared to argue our case well (i.e. logically and respectfully). Part two recommended nuanced engagement with politics; realising that although we might disagree on methodology, our motives are the same. Distancing ourselves from discussion or … Continue reading TMT#10 Politics (3): Church & State
Response: a reaction to somethingResponsibility: a duty or obligation to do or be something. The words sound so similar, and yet there's a profound difference between the two. Think about it. A sense of responsibility can come out of response. For example, I love my wife, so I choose to take responsibility for the dishes; … Continue reading TMT#7 Response / Responsibility
Acts 12 is a phenomenal account of God at work in the lives of "all-in" faithful people. Read it. I think it shows us that: "All-in" faith continually recognises the power of God and the importance of prayer. Let me explain. Acts 12: The power of God? Peter's bound with chains, surrounded by guards…but. God … Continue reading TMT#4 Prayer in Perspective