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  • Guest Post from Nigel Paterson: Prelude to the Brexit Election image

    Guest Post from Nigel Paterson: Prelude to the Brexit...

    This election is surely going to be remembered as the Brexit Election. It remains to be seen whether Prime Minister Theresa May manages to get that landslide majority... Read more
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    Jesus Learned Obedience

    Hebrews 5:8 says of Jesus: "Although he was a son, he learned obedience through what he suffered." It's a puzzling text, because it sounds like it means that Jesus did... Read more
  • Who Shapes the Canyons? image

    Who Shapes the Canyons?

    "The mountains rose, the valleys sank down to the place that you appointed for them ... May the glory of the LORD endure forever; may the LORD rejoice in his works, who... Read more
  • A Short Theology of Financial Giving image

    A Short Theology of Financial Giving

    This short interview with Steve Tibbert, senior pastor at King's Church London, is a masterclass on how to talk about money. Many of us struggle to handle the subject... Read more
  • Kingdom, Hope and the End of the World image

    Kingdom, Hope and the End of the World

    Ian Paul has written an excellent little booklet on eschatology called Kingdom, Hope and the End of the World. Considering how complicated (and controverted) the subject... Read more
  • Big-T and Little-t Teaching: Augustine Weighs In image

    Big-T and Little-t Teaching: Augustine Weighs In

    Regular readers will know that I think there are two types of "teaching" in the New Testament: a kind which is doctrinally definitive for a church and should be... Read more
  • Responding to Open Theism in Fourteen Words image

    Responding to Open Theism in Fourteen Words

    Because of the controversy over open theism twenty years ago, there is a huge range of books and articles out there, both critiquing it and defending it. Greg Boyd’s... Read more
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    What Is Open Theism?

    So what is open theism? It is the idea that God does not exhaustively know the future, because the future is “open”: what will happen tomorrow is not yet fully... Read more
  • We Need to Talk About Open Theism image

    We Need to Talk About Open Theism

    Open theism is complicated, much-debated and slightly dated, which might make it a strange subject to write about here. It is complicated: there are many varieties of... Read more
  • We Do Not See the Answers to Our Own Prayers image

    We Do Not See the Answers to Our Own Prayers

    We arise from our holy meeting with God in prayer, we expect a real answer, and we look for it hour by hour. But nothing happens. The illness and distress that have... Read more