Why Worship Matters

"Let man's soul be a sphere and then, in this,  the intelligence that moves, devotion is" These are lines from a poem by John Donne (1573-1631), hardly contemporary but still wonderfully insightful. We have all sorts of words for worship these days: praise/adoration/contemplation but I think loves this phrase, worship or 'devotion' is 'the intelligence... Continue Reading →


The Bible says that 'Godliness with contentment is great gain'. The first word in that proverb might sound pious and off-putting to some. If it helps I don't think it means some 'Holier than thou, nit-picking, rule-keeping, God loves me more than he loves you' kind of attitude (thoroughly repugant). I think of it more... Continue Reading →

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