Monthly Archives: August 2010

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I don't need a million dollars

So says Randy Alcorn and I believe him. Here’s some powerful words from a man living what he’s talking about. “God was and is the owner of all things. I was and am simply His money manager. He has never revoked his ownership, never surrendered

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I link therefore I am (31.08.2010)

OK this infographic is for the US but revealing nonetheless. This is the lottery economy Sticking with money, the IRS (the Inland Revenue in the US) has done a good job of defining a church Andrew Brown over at the Guardian often irritates but this

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I link therefore I am (27.08.2010)

A few things to do with the economy and money today This is fascinating on the Crises of Capitalism (animated). Takes you 11 minutes to watch but will make you wonder whether you should be an anti-capitalist! (HT: Challies) Follow that up with this call

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Bibliophilia (26.08.2010)

Reviews Gary McMurray has read Blue like Jazz by Donald Miller but says, “I really did struggle with this book.” Luke Davydaitis has read Home by Marilynne Robinson and in his words, “I don’t really know where to start, or what to say. That’s probably

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My thirsty soul

I use the Daily Telegraph Book of Hymns as part of my regular devotions and it’s a real treasure trove. I came across this version of Psalm 42 and a few of the 12 verses really stood out for me: As pants the hart for

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I link therefore I am (25.08.2010)

My views on our coalition are changing, especially as the budget hits the poorest the hardest I like the idea that by doing good I can be a ‘deviant rule breaker’. Just shows you how deeply rooted sin is in the human heart when being

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Buildings can distract you

The church merger continues to progress. Legal documents have been signed and in the coming few days all assets, liabilities and so on will be transferred from two charities into one new one Hope Church Shrewsbury. For the past seven years or so North Shrewsbury