What We Can Learn From Taylor Swift’s “Delicate”

  Finding the balance between grace and holiness that incorporates an understanding of God’s love is something which is an ongoing struggle for me. I don’t have all the answers, and I doubt Taylor Swift does either, but I hope to raise some questions and touch on some of the nuances of these subjects by…

Review of ‘Sipping Saltwater’

Idolatry is at the core of our everyday experience.  We often turn our hearts towards something or someone other than Christ, and this is the subject tackled by Steve Hoppe’s first book, Sipping Saltwater. In it I found a compelling analysis of the problem of the human heart, combined with some practical suggestions of ways…

4 Reasons Why You Should Get A Mentor

I have benefitted enormously from being mentored in the past by a more mature believer at my local church.  And being mentored can happen in a variety of ways:  Bible study, reading through a Christian book, or just sharing your week with each other.  But the one common thing to all mentor relationships is the…

Jonah #6

‘Jonah’ is a new 9-week devotional series.  Each week we’ll be studying a section of the book of Jonah and sharing some insights with you.  We hope this series encourages you and helps you to grow in the grace and knowledge of the Lord Jesus (2 Peter 3:18). Jonah 3:1-5 “Then the word of the…

Can we trust the New Testament?

In our new Apologetics series, we’ll be examining some of the key questions that Christians face concerning the truth claims of Christianity.  We hope that these answers will give you confidence in the faith, and equip you to “make a defence to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you”…

Jonah #5

‘Jonah’ is a new 9-week devotional series.  Each week we’ll be studying a section of the book of Jonah and sharing some insights with you.  We hope this series encourages you and helps you to grow in the grace and knowledge of the Lord Jesus (2 Peter 3:18). Jonah 2:7-10 7 “When my life was…

Top Seven – March 2018

Seven of the best articles we’ve come across in the last couple of weeks: Joe Carter – ‘How to Understand the Jordan Peterson Phenomenon’ – The Gospel Coalition. Why is psychologist and author Jordan Peterson described by some as “the most influential public intellectual in the Western world right now”?  Joe Carter examines some of the…

Jonah #4

‘Jonah’ is a new 9-week devotional series.  Each week we’ll be studying a section of the book of Jonah and sharing some insights with you.  We hope this series encourages you and helps you to grow in the grace and knowledge of the Lord Jesus (2 Peter 3:18). Jonah 2:1-6 1 From inside the fish…

Top Seven – February 2018

Seven of the best articles we’ve come across in the last couple of weeks: Michael S. Hamilton – ‘How a humble evangelist changed Christianity as we know it’ –  Christianity Today. Michael S. Hamilton reflects on the phenomenal legacy of the 20th Century’s greatest evangelist, Billy Graham. ___ Chad Bird – ‘The Joy of an Unaccomplished…

Jonah #3

‘Jonah’ is a new 9-week devotional series.  Each week we’ll be studying a section of the book of Jonah and sharing some insights with you.  We hope this series encourages you and helps you to grow in the grace and knowledge of the Lord Jesus (2 Peter 3:18). Jonah 1:10-17 10 This terrified them and…

Review of “The End Times”

|Barry Dysert| The End Times in Chronological Order by Ron Rhodes is an excellent book for anyone interested in the study of the end times, whatever your particular eschatological views may be. Rhodes’ book is a nice size – nearly 240 pages, which makes it quite readable while at the same time detailed enough to…