Last week, I responded to some of the speculation around Matt Chandler’s leave of absence from The Village Church. There seemed to be a strong presumption and a lot of speculation around the announcement that the sin must have been far worse than suggested. Otherwise, in effect, Chandler’s church were imposing a legalistic “Billy Graham… Continue reading Something has changed -marriage, singleness and friendship
Food from around the Worldwide web
With the horror of this week’s shooting in Texas there have been some confused and at times abhorrent responses to this. I respond to one particularly unhelpful one here whilst Steve Kneale writes here in response to Franklin Graham’s repeat of a frequent trope that the problem isn’t the guns it’s the people here. There’s… Continue reading Food from around the Worldwide web
How can you help a wounded Christian?
Last week, I wrote two articles about wounded Christians. The first was a book review. The second engaged with the possibility that wounds might not heal, not immediately and perhaps not at all in this life. I wanted to follow this up with an article suggesting things you can do to help another Christian who… Continue reading How can you help a wounded Christian?
You don’t have to be my Facebook friend
I was asked a brilliant question the other day. The questioner explained that they have friends on social media who they really struggle with, they find their regular comments about immigration hard to stomach and often there is an undercurrent of racism. For balance, they observed that they find some of the Black Lives Matter… Continue reading You don’t have to be my Facebook friend
Just back from Keswick. We were meant to be there for the convention but due to a little thing called COVID-19 the main event was cancelled. We had decided early on to keep our booking for the lodge we were meant to stay in. This was partly in hope of at least a break. At… Continue reading Keswick non-conventional
Facing Depression (The videos)
A lot of people struggle with emotional health issues. There is a good chance that either you or someone close to you has, or is going to face depression at some point. I wanted to share some helps for those who are either struggling with anxiety depression or are walking with someone who is depressed.… Continue reading Facing Depression (The videos)