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    Elders are Bridesmaids

    It is great that PJ Smyth has launched a new website. I've enjoyed reading some of his stuff over the last week or so, and lots of it is excellent, but this illustration... Read more
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    Does Life Have Meaning? Four Possibilities

    It is one of the great questions: does life have meaning? Steven D. Smith, in his outstanding Pagans and Christians in the City: Culture Wars from the Tiber to the... Read more
  • The Baptism Debate

    In this week's episode of Mere Fidelity, Derek Rishmawy and I debate baptism, with Matt Anderson moderating and asking some great questions. We touch on the classic... Read more
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    Virtual Church, Football Matches and Marriage

    The current crisis is forcing us to do things online that we have always done in person, and in the process it is raising some important ecclesiological questions. Is... Read more
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    Does Corona Mean Communion on Your Owna?

    What does the Coronavirus mean for Communion? It is relatively easy to see how churches can continue to have preaching, sung worship, prayer and even kids work online... Read more
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    When Corona Makes Us More Like the New Testament

    In a number of curious ways, the Coronavirus outbreak is making us more like the New Testament church. There are all sorts of ways in which the opposite is true, of... Read more
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    Kissing the Wave

    This five minute testimony of Rachel’s was filmed before the Coronavirus outbreak hit the UK, and on the face of things has very little to do with it. But I think its... Read more
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    Living in an Uncertain World

    I normally disappear from this blog around this time of year, but these are extraordinary times. This last Sunday, like many churches, we took the opportunity to speak... Read more
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    Fund Managers and Fancy Pants

    Luke 16 contains two of the most extraordinary stories Jesus ever told, and they’re both about money. One is about a crooked fund manager, and the other is about a man... Read more
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    Two Sets of Search Criteria

    Here are two descriptions of the ideal candidate for the office of Pastor. The first is taken from a large and well-known church in the West; the second is taken from... Read more