Viewing 96 posts by Jennie Pollock

  • 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
  • Why Preach Truth in a Post-Truth World? image

    Why Preach Truth in a Post-Truth World?

    It’s official. We are now living in a post-truth society. The Oxford Dictionary has selected ‘post-truth’ as its word of the year. The concept, it says, has been... Read more
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    Singleminded

    "And do you have family?" he asked. I was slightly thrown, as we'd just been talking about my brother and his wife and kids in California, and my parents in Northampton.... Read more
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    Choose You This Day…

    If you're in the UK tomorrow night, you'll be able to watch a documentary by the actress Sally Phillips asking whether we really want a world without Downs Syndrome. Read more
  • ‘Homeowners Enraged by Human Nature’ image

    ‘Homeowners Enraged by Human Nature’

    London, for those of you unfortunate enough not to live here, is basically one enormous building site. The skyline is not so much punctuated by as scribbled over with... Read more