During his inaugural address President Trump stated that “we are protected by God”. But, is that true? What does it mean?
One of the major way that Jesus taught was through parables. But how do we use those stories? How do we learn from them and allow them to shape us?
The cover story of the New Scientist this week is Metaphysics, which they sub-title “How science answers philosophy’s deepest questions”. I think that the New Scientist is a very interesting magazine, and I’m pleased that they tackle these sorts of topics, although I do find how they approach them somewhat frustrating sometimes!
How do we transform the way that we usually think? One answer to that question is to talk to people who think differently to us! This is the approach taken by Durham University’s Institute of Advanced Studies. This book summarises those discussions so far.
Books for Life is a new initiative to help encourage Christians to read more books. People are being encouraged to talk about 3 books which have changed their lives and why. This is my contribution!
Do we allow people the space to doubt or lament during our shared worship? What might his look like? And would it be a good idea anyway? This was my sermon exploring these topics.
Turn away from sin! Repentance is a physical act, a turning away, a setting aside, a putting down. We can miss that if our confession is always just words. Here is one way of embodying our need for forgiveness and our repentance.