Thinking aloud about murder, adultery, and victimless crimes I was reading about the capture of Mosul and how one Iraqi soldier took revenge against the Isis guy who’d been behind the murder of his family. Once captured and identified, the … Continue reading
I’m reading a book about living the Christian life, and this sentence just leapt out at me. It’s so exactly how it is, it’s the beautiful balance of living as a person saved by grace – I know I don’t have to … Continue reading
I was talking to someone online who told me she’s an agnostic because she doesn’t want to put limits on God.
From where I’m looking, putting limits on God is precisely what she’s doing.
Now let’s see if I can explain it in a way that people who aren’t inside my head can understand what I mean… Continue reading
I was in church on mothers’ day, and these plant pots were handed out to all the women – not just mothers. And I very nearly left mine behind… Because I know how undeserving I am to receive a mothers’ … Continue reading
I’d like to talk to you for a minute about this thing I hear people say about Christians: look at them, they can do whatever they like and get away with it… I had someone comment on my blog once … Continue reading
Giving birth isn’t something I’ve done, but I was praying for someone I know who is due to be doing that any time now – which got me thinking about labour pain, and about suffering. We humans don’t generally like … Continue reading
Tell me something. If you were going to invent a religion – yes, I know, that’s probably not on your to do list but humour me for a moment, think about it: if you were going to invent a religion … Continue reading
Now and again I hear something so mind-blowing in a sermon that I need to write it down while it’s fresh in my mind. So here goes: In Job 42:7-9 you have God’s reaction to these guys who have been … Continue reading