Monthly Archives: February 2017

Drink this!

Last summer, on a warm and sunny evening (even at 9pm), I ran a 10k race around one of Stockholm’s 14 islands. On crossing the finish line I was given a medal, energy bar and bottle of water. It was only after drinking the water that I

Devotional: Everlasting Arms

There is no one like the God of Jeshrurun Who rides the heavens to your help, And through the skies in His majesty. The eternal God is a dwelling place, And underneath are the everlasting arms; Deut 33:26-27 Whatever happens in the year ahead, God

The books I read in 2016

I never quite got around to posting about my reading from 2016 but the fact that it is March shouldn’t be a hindrance to reflecting on the past right? Turns out there was an encouraging uptick in books read. In part because I’ve counted books

Is atoning sacrifice absent in Paul’s scheme of salvation?

I’ve recently been working on digitizing most of my papers and files from university days and stumbled across a few interesting finds. One of those was this feisty article by Bradley H McLean. McLean opens with the acknowledgement that ‘Christ’s death constitutes the theological centre of gravity

The Curiosity Index (23.02.2017)

After today there’ll be a pause on the Curiosity Index for a week, as we’re travelling to the UK. Killed for Christ in the Amazon I’m going to start with this. The BBC ran a profile on Jim Elliot. Very cool. War on truth If

Learning from 2 Thessalonians 1

We’ve begun to study 2 Thessalonians in church before we move on to a series that deepens our commitment to our core convictions on church & discipleship. So what can we learn from this first chapter? Faith is supposed to grow (v.3) So is love

The Curiosity Index (22.02.2017)

Next week I’m travelling in the UK and although I hope there will be some scheduled posts there won’t be any Curiosity Index for a week. I know, I know…. Blessed are the peacemakers In a world that seems ever more divided people doing things like