Have a look at this tweet. Now think it through carefully. Is there any bit of it that we might consider true? The answer is “no.” If a young person in your church said it, you’d pull them to one side and chat with them about the risk of attempting to put out provocative messages… Continue reading What are your culture wars leading you to say?
John Piper hosts a podcast called “Ask Pastor John”. Recently he was asked: ““Pastor John, why did God make some people ugly and unattractive? How can I accept the fact that God, though capable of making me beautiful or at least average looking, chose to create me in an unattractive manner?” Now I guess, Piper… Continue reading Can we talk about ugliness?
I came across this twitter thread today. It’s not always easy to be certain when dealing with subtweets but I have an inkling that the target of the thread is Kevin DeYoung who recently wrote an article on The Gospel Coalition website about what it means (and doesn’t mean) to “weep with those who weep.”… Continue reading On weaponising the words of Jesus – a modern retelling of an old parable
What makes you happy? For me, it would be pie and chips, Bradford City winning and holidays in Paris. What do you desire? For me, unlimited ice cream and a pet dog. Psalm 20 and Psalm 21 both talk about God granting the desires of our hearts. What does it mean for him to do… Continue reading Happiness