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    Crossing the Jordan

    The extent to which Jordan Peterson has been tracking with Christian faith has been a source of fascination and speculation: has he made the jump? will he make the jump? Read more
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    Preach for a Response

    Those of us who have the privilege of preaching regularly know the joys and pains of this task. Read more
  • OK, so there was Glastonbury image

    OK, so there was Glastonbury

    After the last couple of years there is an even greater thirst for the presence and participation and peace that Glastonbury offers than when I wrote about the festival... Read more
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    Faithful in Exile

    This being June, and Pride month, many of us will be dealing with diversity training at work, or things being taught to our children at school, that might make us feel... Read more
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    Western Values

    “After the central religious and cultural stories of the West were taken out of the culture, and people were encouraged to turn on their own past, the culture became... Read more
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    A Biblical Case for Surrogacy?

    While teaching on ethics in the US recently, I repeated the observation that surrogacy is akin to slavery. In the current political climate of the States this was deemed... Read more
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    Decision Time

    There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens:
    a time to be born and a time to die,
    a time to plant and a time to uproot,
    Read more
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    Go Vegan & Electric? Unlikely – I’m an...

    It is only a few years until the production of vehicles with internal combustion engines ceases and the pressure to go electric is considerable. What is often not... Read more
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    A Prayer for Ukraine

    This morning I stood by the bedside of our oldest church member, who recently celebrated her 100th birthday. Still sprightly at her birthday party, Dora has suddenly... Read more
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    Hypocrites All

    Why do you see the speck that is in your brother's eye, but do not notice the log that is in your own eye? How can you say to your brother, ‘Brother, let me take out... Read more