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    The Triumph of Religion in the Nineteenth Century

    At a popular level, the nineteenth century is usually seen as a century in which religion begins to decline. Quite the opposite, argues C. A. Bayly in The Birth of the... Read more
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    Devoted to the Breaking of Bread

    We've been in a short series called Devoted at King's London, based on Acts 2:42, and I just preached on what it means for us to be "devoted to the breaking of bread."... Read more
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    Convinced of This (by John Hosier)

    John Hosier is a fairly remarkable chap. In my book, anyone who can pastor a church and raise Matt Hosier at the same time has got to be fairly impressive; John has been... Read more
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    Modernity and Man Utd

    One of the challenges faced by any student of "modernisation," or whatever we call it, is how to sail between the Scylla of Eurocentrism and the Charybdis of fashionably... Read more
  • A Fascinating Cessationist Argument

    I find cessationism intriguing. I have a great many friends who are theologically and/or functionally cessationist, and many of them are cleverer than me, but I just... Read more
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    Donkeys, Alexander and Christ

    About a year ago, I was teaching on the doctrine of Scripture when I suddenly realised that I didn't understand the book of Zechariah. At all. So I bought a series of... Read more
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    Woke Church

    Here is a superb message from Dr Eric Mason on "Woke Church." If you know what the slang refers to, you'll probably be interested; if you don't, you probably didn't... Read more
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    How Many Otters Can You Possibly Imagine?

    I suppose I should take being parodied as a compliment, as per yesterday's effort from the Otter (the writer of which, I am embarrassed to admit, I was not able to... Read more
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    With One Obvious Exception

    Charismatic pastors don't like formal liturgy.* Read more
  • The Parable of the Sort-of-Shoes image

    The Parable of the Sort-of-Shoes

    It's common these days for baby sleepsuits, or onesies, to come with sort-of-shoes built in. My son has several of them. The material around the feet becomes bumpy, and... Read more