Viewing 109 posts by Jennie Pollock

  • 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
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    Two mighty words

    There are two very powerful little words in the Bible. They crop up again and again, from Genesis through to the New Testament letters. They remind us of God’s power,... Read more
  • Walk This Way - Lessons in Faith on the Streets of London image

    Walk This Way - Lessons in Faith on the Streets of London

    Ugly modern edifices notwithstanding, the streets of London are absolutely drenched with history. You could probably take a tour of the same streets with a different... Read more
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    On Surviving Your Darkest Hour

    I thought this was going to be a post about flawed heroes. In the past few weeks I've seen the musical Hamilton - about the stratospheric rise and catastrophic fall of... Read more
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    The Price of Freedom

    The USA is once again reeling from a devastating mass shooting. The latest reports say that 59 people have died and 527 were injured during the Harvest Festival in Las... Read more
  • The Worst Thing I Could Do image

    The Worst Thing I Could Do

    I haven’t watched Grease for years. Or hadn’t until recently, when I went to a singalong version at the Clapham Grand theatre. So. Much. Fun! My friends and I... Read more