The bible is not a scientific book, it is argued. And I agree. It is way more than that. It is the final and only infallible authority on all science. It tells us how the world is made, how it is sustained, what it requires to flourish and how a lion kills its prey. Nothing … [Read more...] about Go to the Ant, You Sluggard
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.
The hospitality of encouraging words does not always have to be grey or dull. Take communion as but one example of the many feasts we celebrate. What does the Lord's supper look like in your church? Are the faces of the people as stale as the bread sometimes is? Solomon once … [Read more...] about Feasting with Laughter
The point of the biblical emphasis on God's ownership of the earth is that all property must be held in accordance with His commands. Property will always be owned and the commandment, "Thou shalt not steal", implies the right to private ownership. God's claim on the earth … [Read more...] about What’s Yours is Mine
Everybody has a god, it's inescapable. Whether it's yourself, an author, celebrity or your dad, there is something at the top of everybody's hierarchy of authority. For Stephen Hawking, it was an indifferent little force called gravity. Most people have probably heard of … [Read more...] about Gravity and the Grand Design
We live and move in a world that no longer rests. What's more, the number of places that you can rest seems to be on the decline. But rest is not only a geographical reality, it is also a spiritual reality. One that can often be found in people. I have a friend, her name is … [Read more...] about In Praise of Standing Still