Katherine Birbalsingh, has got herself into hot water this week. Bibalsingh is a free school headteacher associated with an education philosophy that focuses on knowledge rich pedagogy and strict behaviour policies. She has also been appointed the chair of a social mobility commission recently. Her comments that have caused an outcry have been about the… Continue reading Is Original Sin a terrible concept?
“God has been so good to us”
We sat by the bed-side and leaned in close to listen. The lady was struggling to speak and it was hard to hear but the words came out oh so clearly “God has been so good to us.” It was hard to hold back the tears. We were visiting for a membership interview. The older… Continue reading “God has been so good to us”
Angry at God? (4) The trouble with me
What is one of the most significant root causes of anger? I want to suggest that it often comes down to my desire to be in control. We often get angry when things happen that we hadn’t planned for and that we can’t do anything about. We become frustrated because our plans for life are… Continue reading Angry at God? (4) The trouble with me
Being Salty – Taste and See
“You are the salt of the earth, but if salt has lost its taste, how shall its saltiness be restored?” “Taste and see that the Lord is good;” Salt has a number of qualities, with regards to food, it acts as a preservative, but it also acts to enhance flavour. I think it is helpful to think of… Continue reading Being Salty – Taste and See