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  • Let There Be Light

    This is a wonderful short video that joins together Creation, Christmas, Exodus, the darkness of 2020, and the light of Christ. (The poem starts at 1.05.) Be encouraged. Read more
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    When You Get What You Wanted in a Way You Didn’t

    "Few and evil have been the days of the years of my life" (Gen 47:9). Jacob's sombre summary of his own life echoes with a kind of complex solemnity against all that we... Read more
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    What is God Saying Through 2020?

    A crisis often serves as a Rorschach Test. Ask someone what they have learned from the events of 2020, and you are highly likely to hear a bunch of things that they... Read more
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    The Best Book on Eldership I’ve Read

    I don't normally write forewords. But I made an exception for P-J Smyth's new book, Elders: Developing Elders and Revitalising Teams, which came out yesterday. Here's... Read more
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    Verifying You’re Not a Robot

    This has no theological significance whatsoever, but it is brilliant nonetheless: Read more
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    Books of the Year 2020

    What better way to celebrate the end of lockdown than with a list of the year's best books? After all, this has been a year defined by being locked down and then allowed... Read more
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    Beautiful Difference: The Complementarity of Male and Female

    In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. And the earth was without form and empty (tohu wa’bohu), and darkness was over the face of the deep, and the... Read more
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    The African Origins of Ephraim and Manasseh

    I just finished reading Esau McCaulley's Reading While Black: African American Biblical Interpretation as an Exercise in Hope. It is superbly done, and makes a number of... Read more
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    Should We Call Him Jesus?

    What do you call the Son of God when you refer to him? Different church traditions answer that question in different ways: if I know that a church or individual usually... Read more
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    Eschatology and Lockdown

    One of the intriguing paradoxes of the Covid era is the way in which the optimists are the ones saying things are awful and we have to lock down, and the pessimists are... Read more