Monthly Archives: July 2010

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Book Review: House churches will they survive?

Apparently in America the house church movement is taking off which is curious because in the UK the house churches of the 1970s and 80s are now warehouse churches or in schools or theatres or wherever. We’re seeking the buildings just as those who have

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Lifestyle Choices

Here’s a good observation from Gary McMurray after watching some TV. I think he’s right when he says, “For the TV channel and its advertisers, really there’s no choice in lifestyle – everyone should be pushing for materialism.” Which is why as Christians we need

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I link therefore I am (29.07.2010)

There are good reasons for leaving a church and some not so good ones Churches would be better if there was more confession Churches become better when not everyone presumes to be a teacher Churches become better when the leaders have a good motto

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Book Review: Europe 1815-1945

I’m trying to read some of the books that have been hanging around for a while and this one was an old A-Level history text-book. So Europe 1815-1945 by Anthony Wood isn’t the most gripping of reads but remains fascinating nonetheless. Dealing with 130 years

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I link therefore I am (27.07.2010)

There may not be too many of these over the next couple of weeks. I’m on a couple of weeks paternity leave to begin the adjustment to having two kids, so if I blog at all I’d like it to have some content to it.

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The family likeness

I promise this blog is not about to turn into a family album despite the fact that I’m now the doting father of a baby girl. However, I’d like to show you something… OK, it may be just me but do they look alike? Poor

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Anna Grace Whittall

Today we give thanks to God for the safe arrival of Anna Grace Whittall. She made her entrance at 9.44am, weighing in at 7lbs 15oz. It is just amazing to think that God would choose to enter the world this way and begin life so

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I link therefore I am (23.07.2010)

For those of you interested, if there’s no baby today that will make it three days late. Jubilee blog are having awards for ‘blogs that demonstrate the continued relevance of the Bible to the world today or otherwise give a Christian perspective on social and