The book of Job is a difficult book to read and so it is often a book that is avoided. One reason we avoid Job is simply that it bothers us. The book of Job is about a faithful man, a son, who is struck down by God. And even though he is restored at the end of the story, no one … [Read more...] about Afraid of Being Noticed
Life in Christendom
What is the vision of life that we are called to delight in? What does life under the throne of grace look like for families, cats and bankers? Here is my attempt at making some inroads into the beauty of a Christ centred life.
Fairy tales are often closer to gospel truth than many of the things that pass under the banner of the gospel these days. From bumps in the night to melting polar ice caps, children are taught to be either helpless or afraid. Fairy tales, by contrast, teach them to rise and … [Read more...] about Dragons
As a Man, Jesus said some things that startled His listeners. He taught them to trust that He could forgive sins, something only God could do. As the incarnate, infinite and eternal God, Jesus was equally startling in that He was genuinely interested in the amount of wine at … [Read more...] about This is My Father’s World
In another era, 1 Peter 3:18-22 would be a fairly straight forward matter with everyone present adding a joyful amen to the visible inclusion of someone into the visible body of Christ. But, we live in confusing times and things are no longer so straight forward. And so, when … [Read more...] about The Baptised Body
One of the reasons we have for believing that there is a Creator in whose image we have been made is our desire to go about creating. And, one of the reasons we have for believing that our relationship to this Creator is in a bit of a mess is that the things God creates, He … [Read more...] about Because Time is No Healer