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  • Trading Personhood for Power image

    Trading Personhood for Power

    How is it that we live in societies of great abundance and prosperity, unparalleled in history in terms of the wealth and health we enjoy, and yet those societies are...

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  • (A Smaller Collection of) Books of the Year 2018 image

    (A Smaller Collection of) Books of the Year 2018

    I’m sure that many of us share the same mix of feelings when Andrew posts his annual summary of the best books he has read that year: a combination of gratitude for his...

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    An Interview with David Bennett

    Last month I posted about David Bennett’s new book, A War of Loves. The book tells the story of David’s journey from being a gay activist to a follower of Jesus...

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  • Why I’m Wary of ‘the Presence of God’ image

    Why I’m Wary of ‘the Presence of God’

    There’s a lot of talk of ‘the presence of God’ these days. We want to ‘encounter the presence of God’, to ‘be filled with the presence of God’ and to... Read more
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    Christmas in Context

    Christmas only makes sense in context. You quickly realise that when you start to read the infancy narratives in Matthew and Luke. Who are David and Abraham and what’s...

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  • The Unexpected Story of a Gay Activist Discovering Jesus image

    The Unexpected Story of a Gay Activist Discovering Jesus

    As subtitles go, this has got to be one of the best and most intriguing. It’s the subtitle of A War of Loves by David Bennett which releases later this month (or today...

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  • To Post, Or Not To Post image

    To Post, Or Not To Post

    I like social media. I like that it helps me keep a slight connection with friends who I rarely see in person; I like that it often gives me something to have a good... Read more
  • Coming Out - Some Advice for Christians image

    Coming Out - Some Advice for Christians

    This time last week the Twittersphere and blogosphere were filling up with posts marking National Coming Out Day. Christians who hold to the traditional historic... Read more
  • Sovereignty, Responsibility and the Cross image

    Sovereignty, Responsibility and the Cross

    How do we reconcile the fact that the Bible simultaneously presents God as absolutely sovereign over all things and humans as personally responsible for their own sin?... Read more
  • An Orientation to the Old Testament image

    An Orientation to the Old Testament

    Last month I posted about Brent Strawn’s book Is the Old Testament Dying? I suggested that the critical condition of the Old Testament in many churches is not because we...

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