Viewing 57 posts by Saint Stuffed Shirt

  • ChurchCuterie: The Art of Pragmatic Ecclesiology image

    ChurchCuterie: The Art of Pragmatic Ecclesiology

    In a classic episode of The West Wing, Chief of Staff Leo McGarry declares: “There are two things in this world you never want to let people see how you make ‘em –... Read more
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    AJW and the BMI of PFG by NTW

    Once again the prolific A.J. Wilson has demonstrated his astonishing ability to speed-read, producing a review of Wright’s latest epic, Paul and the Faithfulness of... Read more
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    Chat-show Chaplaincy

    The recent revelation that Oprah Winfrey has put Rob Bell on her Spiritual A-Team has caused me to ponder anew the spiritual state of prime time TV. Read more
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    Waiting Here For Hugh

    I encountered a puzzling song recently. Melodic, dynamic, even beautiful - from a musical point of view, a bit of a modern classic - but from a lyrical point of view,... Read more
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    Help, Mum!

    My quiver overfloweth with arrows, if you know what I mean. And as a parent, I’m always keen to find material that will help me instil good Reformed theology into the... Read more
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    THINKing and LOLing

    I’m typically wary of Christian conferences, since they tend to attract many of the things I dislike most in this world: flag wavers, ridiculous jargon, checked... Read more
  • The Strange Case of Dr Wright and Mr Wright image

    The Strange Case of Dr Wright and Mr Wright

    Like many of you, I am looking forward to the THINK Conference this Thursday. It is rare that I go out of my way to attend a conference and listen to the teachings of... Read more
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    Un oeuf already!

    I was asked to contribute a post to Andrew and Matt's series on relational puddings. I must confess that I've not read either of their offerings (I rarely have the time... Read more
  • Holy Snacks: A Mea Culpa

    Just this week, the BBC reported that sandwich chain Pret a Manger has been forced to withdraw a new flavour of crisps, following a string of complaints from religious... Read more
  • You are like a mouse-dropping in the pepper! image

    You are like a mouse-dropping in the pepper!

    Following Andy Johnston’s colourful post on the lewdness of Luther, I must confess, I can’t wait to get into my pulpit this Sunday and try out some of my... Read more