Yokes, Yolks, and Scorpions

I’m currently wading my way through Chronicles, and recently read 2 Chronicles 10, where Rehoboam took over the Kingdom from his father Solomon. It’s a tragic period of Israel’s history, where Rehoboam abandoned the way of his Father (whose life is depicted fairly positively in Chronicles; less so in Kings), rejected the wisdom of the…

A Library of Liturgies

The Apostle Paul wrote that we should, ‘Pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests’ (Ephesians 6:18) Sometimes it’s hard to know how to do that. I can find myself facing a particular situation and realising that I don’t know where to start. I don’t know how I feel…

The West Wing and the conundrum of unenforceable laws

I am currently rewatching The West Wing, whilst also reading Bearing God’s Name by Carmen Joy Imes, which, it turns out, is a pretty good pairing! In Take Out the Trash Day (Season 1, Episode 13), Sam Seaborn has heard about a town in Alabama that proposed to abolish all laws except the Ten Commandments….

Prince of Peace: Peace with Creation

The Bible teaches that we were designed to be in harmony with this world. In this talk, Liam Thatcher considers our responsibility towards Creation, and how we can care for it better. Listen or download (Right click the link to save)  

Sowing Our Tears (Psalm 126)

All of us go through painful times, where hope seems absent and tears are plentiful. In this talk, Liam reflects on Psalm 126 and considers how we can sow our tears to reap a harvest of joy. (mp3)