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  • The Work of the Holy Spirit image

    The Work of the Holy Spirit

    What does the work of the Holy Spirit look like in our lives? It could be a little bit like this: Read more
  • When the tricks of the trade don’t work image

    When the tricks of the trade don’t work

    On Tuesday, Andrew Bunt posted some of his ‘tricks of the trade’ in wrestling with knotty ethical issues. The first was to focus on what the Bible says before... Read more
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    Global Glory

    “…who, for the joy set before him endured the cross, scorning its shame…”

    I don’t know about you, but I’ve never really thought that the shame of the cross...
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  • What Not to Say When Someone Confesses Their Sin image

    What Not to Say When Someone Confesses Their Sin

    Confession: I waste an awful lot of my time. Just comparing Andrew Wilson's reading list for the year with mine puts me to shame. And I haven't written as many blog... Read more
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    When I grow up…

    For the first couple of decades of life it seems we're constantly - or at least regularly - asked what we want to be when we grow up/leave school/graduate. And in our... Read more
  • On Stating the Blindingly Obvious image

    On Stating the Blindingly Obvious

    I have often struggled with the A of the beloved ACTS prayer framework. I know Adoration is important and commanded and modelled all through the psalms, but it feels... Read more
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    What Qualifies God to Judge?

    In our Bible study group last week we were looking at God's judgement. The sermon that week had tackled the question, often raised by unbelievers, of how God can be... Read more
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    Becoming Real

    The third most quoted author in sermons and Christian writings – after CS Lewis and JRR Tolkein – often seems to be Margery Williams. You may not recognise her name,... Read more
  • How to Spot a Spiritual Mother image

    How to Spot a Spiritual Mother

    Suppose, per the recent THINK conference, we grant that the church should be a family, and that male and female roles and relationships within that family will be... Read more
  • The future is bright; the future is complementary image

    The future is bright; the future is complementary

    The THINK conference 2018 was, as regular readers will know by now, on The Future of Complementarity. Your perception of any topic is shaped by your experiences, but... Read more