When we are wronged, we can easily feel tempted to retaliate, defend ourselves and seek revenge. But Paul says there is a better way. In the penultimate talk of our series, I consider how and why we should resist vengeance, and what it means to trust in the justice of God. For more on this…
One of the things I love about Jesus is that there are always new things to discover about him. His eternal, inexhaustible nature, character and activity, mean that there are always new things to learn about who he is, what he is like, and what he is capable of. Having written a beautiful, ordered account…
God among the sheep tails: Bruce Waltke on the humility and holiness of God, revealed at the burning bush.
I have a four-year-old daughter, who performed in her first school nativity last week. She played the role of Angel Number 1, which I suspect means ‘1 of many’ but I like to think it means ‘number 1 angel.’ Each kid gets one line to perform, and my daughter has been practicing hers for months….
Four seminars looking at the doctrine of the Trinity (mp3)
A selection of recommended resources on the Trinity.
Five good reasons, and one bad reason, for why I enjoy preaching sermons on difficult passages.
How can we know what God is really like? A talk from our Baby Dedication service on Jesus’ parable of the lost sheep. (mp3)
I haven’t been entirely idle… here’s some info about a few bits I’ve been writing, including a series of reflections for Holy Week.
A judge pronounces a sentence and then steps down from the bench and pays the very fine he has just handed out. A common metaphor for the gospel, brought to life this week in the story of Magistrate Nigel Allcoat. But before you rush to squeeze it into your Sunday sermon, here are two thoughts…