Viewing 13 posts by Andrew Haslam

  • Where is God in suffering? image

    Where is God in suffering?

    This post was authored by Jeremy Moses at Salt.

    My brother’s twin daughters died recently. One twin, Juliette, died just after their premature birth. Her sister,...
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  • Why are we so addicted to work? image

    Why are we so addicted to work?

    This post was authored by Jeremy Moses at Salt.

    Like many Londoners, I am all-too-familiar with working long hours. In my first job in consulting, I would regularly...
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  • Am I the captain of my soul? image

    Am I the captain of my soul?

    Just over two years ago I happened to be in Johannesburg with my family at the time Nelson Mandela passed away. As outsiders looking in, we felt that it was an amazing... Read more
  • Busy, or existentially bored? image

    Busy, or existentially bored?

    This was authored by Irina Wang at Salt.

    My instinctive reply to the casual prompt ‘How are you?’ increasingly involves the words ‘busy’ and/or ‘tired’, and...
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  • Kurt Cobain and the problem of guilt image

    Kurt Cobain and the problem of guilt

    A mulatto. An albino. A mosquito. My libido. [1] So sang Kurt Cobain, the lead singer of Nirvana, in the song of my generation, Smells Like Teen Spirit. Last year a... Read more
  • Luther’s Advice: Concentrate When You Pray image

    Luther’s Advice: Concentrate When You Pray

    Martin Luther’s mighty prayer life is legendary. He is supposed to have said this famous statement: ‘I have so much to do that I shall spend the first three hours in... Read more
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    What Hatred Was Made For

    In the second of CS Lewis’ Space Trilogy, Perelandra, there is at last a confrontation between Ransom, the hero, and the body of the demon-possessed scientist, Weston. Read more
  • A Note to the Skinflints and the Slackhands image

    A Note to the Skinflints and the Slackhands

    One of the great advantages of being in a church is that you may well know lots of useful people, people who know how to do stuff. I have friends who can write... Read more
  • Worship and Evangelism Are Not That Different image

    Worship and Evangelism Are Not That Different

    Think of the last time you went to a really great restaurant. You might have praised the owner or the waiter who served you, telling them how amazing the food was. But... Read more
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    Discipleship as Craft Knowledge

    If you read this blog, chances are you’re a more cerebral type. You like reading in general. You probably own a library. And you probably like listening to podcasts,... Read more