Yearly Archives: 2016

Navigating cultural differences

At Grace Church God has blessed us with people from many different nations and cultures. Broadly speaking we have European, North American, South American, African, Asian and Middle-Eastern cultures (you can break those down more) which makes for an incredibly rich experience. However it all can

Remembering your baptism

It might be a little confusing but click the image below not above to see this video from Jeff Vanderstelt on some of the imagery in baptism. Saturate: Remembering Your Baptism from Crossway on Vimeo.

Baptism: Sources & Resources

This is a list of the books and blogs I have on the subject of baptism Blogs ‘A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words – Tim Challies Epic Credobaptist Own Goal – Andrew Wilson ‘Between Two Worlds: Baptism in the Early Church: History, Theology, and Liturgy in

Baptism: A reading (blogs) primer

For some time I’ve been meaning to write a series on baptism, working through the biblical texts and outlining why I’m a credobaptist (baptism of believers) and engaging with the opposite view (paedobaptism). With that in mind I’ve been collecting various blog posts on both sides of

Questions about preaching

I love preaching but I rarely do it these days. The number of times I’ve preached has dropped from almost every week five years ago to just a handful of times a year.  I do sometimes miss it and I always enjoy it when afforded

Getting to grips with Islam

For ten years I lived in a neighbourhood where you could, with a reasonable degree of accuracy, say that there were no muslims. There may have been one or two but not enough to notice, see or move the needle on the statistics. As a result,