On Sunday I preached on Christmas as a story of hope; light breaking into the darkness. You can check out the talk here. I used an example to illustrate the power of the incarnation. It’s from the Netflix documentary Sky Ladder, about the work of the contemporary Chinese artist Cai Guo-Qiang who makes incredible artwork…
It’s no coincidence that lights play a huge part in how we celebrate Christmas; the whole story is about light breaking into darkness. (mp3)
Andy Crouch broke my TV. And I’m grateful.
If God had a tattoo, what would it be? This talk, from our Baby Dedication Service, reflects on Isaiah 49 (mp3)
A couple of quotes on art’s (in)ability to change the world.
A preaching illustration about sin and the stuff we keep hidden inside.
A review of the best things I’ve listened to, watched, read, eaten or experienced in 2015.
Comparing two approaches to Hamlet. Which is more truthful? And which is more beautiful? And what does that have to do with preaching?
Some recommended reading on Greek Philosophy and engaging with culture.
What does Paul’s preaching in Athens teach us about communicating effectively in a way that connects with our culture and context? (mp3)