Sitting in a coffee shop yesterday – a novelty with which I am slowly and gratefully getting reacquainted – I overheard two people discussing the announcement that mask-wearing will soon be made a ‘personal choice.’ The conversation went: Person A: “As soon as that happens, I’m burning my masks! Can’t wait to get rid of…
If God had a tattoo, what would it be? This talk, from our Baby Dedication Service, reflects on Isaiah 49 (mp3)
A preaching illustration about sin and the stuff we keep hidden inside.
What is true freedom and how should we use it? This talk on 1 Peter 2 looks at the nature of freedom and how we can use our freedom to serve our world. (mp3)
A selection of things I enjoyed and am grateful for from 2014.
David Foster Wallace on secrecy, guilt and shame.
A talk on Genesis 44, the masks we wear, and how the gospel can set us free. (mp3)
A brilliant essay from Deborah Bowen on the subversive power of magical realism in a supposedly secular age.
David Foster-Wallace on worship.
What does it cost to follow Jesus? (mp3)