Earth is our home and, knowing full well we could never ascend into the heavens, God has come down. Never-the-less, many Christians still think (due to popular media) that the end-game is to hoist our bums onto galactic seats. The goal of the Gospel is clear. "Thy Kingdom … [Read more...] about If Heaven Makes You Homesick
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.
Is age an enemy? What do you do when you have reached the summit of physical and mental fitness? How do you maintain hope when you are staring down the barrel of old age? For many, age is something to be fought and feared. While we are young hope tends to flourish. Each … [Read more...] about Growing Old
God can be found, unsurprisingly, in the most surprising places. Take Waterloo Station, for example. Take a homeless tramp. Give him 4 minutes to sing anything he likes into an old tape recorder amidst the drunken ballads of his peers. In 1971 (a very good year on many … [Read more...] about Never Failed Me Yet
The Psalms have always been central to a thriving church. And I would argue that the congregation that sets the Psalms aside is a church that will soon find herself in loveless mediocrity. The five books that make up the Book of Psalms were central to temple and synagogue … [Read more...] about The Rhythm of Life
Christianity is a Public Religion. The world wants to legislate that religion be made a private affair. But, if the world had wanted the church to keep quiet about Jesus it should have thought of that before it crucified Him publicly. The death of Jesus was a public event. He … [Read more...] about Still Rolls the Stone