Philip Yancey is possibly one of the most well know Christian writers in my life time. With a huge back catalogue of best-selling books such as 'Disappointment with God', 'The Jesus I never knew' and 'What's so amazing about Grace?' he has done more than many to drag the hardest questions of life and faith... Continue Reading →
Scarred, Sacred and Scared
This is a reflection on three words that describe the whole world as we are currently experiencing it, with particular reference to the conflict in Ukraine, suggesting how a story from Genesis points towards the hope for all humankind. SCARRED This is the first word that describes the world as we experience it. Scarred means... Continue Reading →
Church: why we are meant to be ‘all at sea’ and not ‘five miles above contradiction’.
Two images of travel have been much in my mind lately. The first is of a sea voyage in a sturdy but smallish vessel. The waves and the wind and currents are very powerful. The crew and the boat's captain are simply (and sometimes literally) immersed into the mess and mayhem of life's experience. Yet... Continue Reading →