Saying goodbye to mum: Between joy and grief

On December 2nd at just around 4am in the morning, my mum went to be with her Lord and Saviour.  It has been a roller coaster 10 days prior to this.  Mum had gone into hospital the week previously for planned surgery knowing that at her age there were risks but confident in Jesus that… Continue reading Saying goodbye to mum: Between joy and grief

“Go to the land I will show you “-Abraham and God’s place

When God tells Abraham to go to the place or land he is going to show him, Abraham obeys.  This is despite all the challenges and obstacles that he faces.  God has promised the land to him and his descendants, but he is old, without children and the land is already occupied. Not only is… Continue reading “Go to the land I will show you “-Abraham and God’s place

The Case for Christian Nationalism by Stephen Wolfe- a review

I wrote earlier this week about Christian Nationalism and as promised here is a review of the most prominent book making the argument for it.   Wolfe’s case can be summarised as follows. Wolfe defines Christian Nationalism as follows: Christian nationalism is nationalism modified by Christianity. My definition of Christian nationalism is a Christianized form… Continue reading The Case for Christian Nationalism by Stephen Wolfe- a review

Remembering my grandma on her birthday

Today would have been my Grandma’s 106th Birthday. She has now been with her Lord and Saviour for 12 years.  Earlier this year as we watched the news that the Queen was dying and her family were hurrying to her bedside, I mentioned that this had brought back memories of a similar dash to Scotland… Continue reading Remembering my grandma on her birthday

God’s place – Eden

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I’m continuing to explore the theme of God’s people living in his presence and picking up on the three themes that Graeme Goldsworthy and Christopher Wright both emphasise of people, place and rule. At the moment we are talking about place -about where God’s people are to dwell in his presence. In Genesis 1, we… Continue reading God’s place – Eden

The census results – is Britain a Christian country?

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According to recent census reports, Christianity is now a minority in the UK. Those identifying as Christian has fallen below 50%.  “Christians” are still the largest grouping at 46.2%  with 37.2% describing themselves as having no religion at all and the rest being split between other significant faiths such as Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism and Sikhism.… Continue reading The census results – is Britain a Christian country?

Christian Nationalism, Thomas Achord and the disturbing tale of an anonymous twitter account

The other day, I introduced the concept of Christian Nationalism and explained why it is such a dangerous idea.  I’m currently working on a review of Stephen Wolfe’s book “A defence of Christian Nationalism.”  In the process of this, I picked up on some further controversy which further highlights the dangerous and murky waters we… Continue reading Christian Nationalism, Thomas Achord and the disturbing tale of an anonymous twitter account

Wales v England: World Cup boycotts and the mote in our own eye

We’ve talked a bit in recent articles about the choice to boycott the World Cup by some people to protest the human rights records of Qatar.  Cue jokes about the entire Argentinian team opting to join the boycott for the Saudi Arabia game. In my last article, I argued that if we are going to… Continue reading Wales v England: World Cup boycotts and the mote in our own eye