Viewing 99 posts by Jennie Pollock

  • What can we learn from Charlie Gard? image

    What can we learn from Charlie Gard?

    Charlie Gard's parents this week made the agonizing decision to turn off their 11 month old son's life support system and allow him to die. I simply can't imagine what... Read more
  • Fighting the Myth of Redemptive Violence image

    Fighting the Myth of Redemptive Violence

    THE KID
    Who gets Humperdinck?

    GRANDFATHER
    I don't understand.

    THE KID
    ...
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  • How to Live in an Illiberal Liberalism image

    How to Live in an Illiberal Liberalism

    Once upon a time there was a cake. Or rather, there wasn’t. It is perhaps the most talked about non-existent cake in the history of the world. Read more
  • On Not Having Your Cake, but Eating It image

    On Not Having Your Cake, but Eating It

    There’s something weird going on out there in liberal-land. It’s causing a clash of individualisms that would be laughable if it wasn’t so damaging to so many. Read more
  • Keep Off the Grass: An Allegory image

    Keep Off the Grass: An Allegory

    Once upon a time, in a college somewhere in England, there was a sign saying ‘Keep off the grass’.

    Most people, being obedient types, kept off the grass, though...
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  • Sam Allberry, Synod and Same-Sex Attraction image

    Sam Allberry, Synod and Same-Sex Attraction

    I don't know why this only appeared in my twitter feed last Friday, but it's a follow-up Q&A by Ravi Zacharias Ministries after 'that' speech at the Church of England... Read more
  • A Little Communion W(h)ine image

    A Little Communion W(h)ine

    In Andrew's annual Lenten absence from this blog, I feel obligated to try harder than usual to find things to blog about, and since he often posts other people's posts... Read more
  • Sermon Illustrations from a Hollywood Monster image

    Sermon Illustrations from a Hollywood Monster

    “You’re a tree of healing, I need you to heal!” the boy cries.
    “And I shall,” replies the monster, and shivers run down my spine.
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  • Stunned by the Holy Spirit image

    Stunned by the Holy Spirit

    I have heard that it was said (by Andrew Wilson among others), that you shouldn't use your quiet time to study scripture for work. But I tell you that I have found the... Read more
  • Story or Scripture? How should we share our faith? image

    Story or Scripture? How should we share our faith?

    The forecourt of Waterloo Station wouldn’t have been my first choice of where to be at 7.30 last Friday morning. At home in bed, just reaching out to turn off the... Read more