No, Aslan is not on the move

I’ve mentioned before that one of my pet hates is the tendency of some Christian adults when they get near a microphone at a conference to announce in awed, whispery tones that “Aslan is on the move.”  It’s meant to sound edgy and spiritual.  It’s usually in response to some perceived spiritual moment.  I want… Continue reading No, Aslan is not on the move

How we treat others – a lesson from The Magician’s Nephew

Prompted by a friend, I’ve started re-reading the Chronicles of Narnia. The one volume edition we have starts not with the Lion, the witch and the wardrobe but with its prequel “The Magician’s Nephew”, the story of how Narnia all began. The story is of a boy Digory and his friend Polly, tricked into using… Continue reading How we treat others – a lesson from The Magician’s Nephew

Joy to the World

Today in our “What the Carols Mean” series we are looking at Joy to the World. This one is often sung as a Christmas carol but the words aren’t really focused on Bethlehem and the Nativity. I enjoyed looking at this one. Today’s talk has everything including a bit of Revelation 21-22 and the New… Continue reading Joy to the World

I see God Moving

There’s a little tick that evangelicals have developed when wanting to sound edgy at conferences. They will announce in hushed tones “Aslan is on the move.” It’s meant to be code for saying that they can see positive signs in the life if the church. I must admit I hate the expression. It’s not that… Continue reading I see God Moving