I’ve been continuing the long discussion on community and I’m coming to a number of conclusions. While communal living has numerous attractions it isn’t the solution for the many, I think realistically the majority will never buy into it. On the flip side the status
All I believe chose to live in community in some form of other. So that’s Francis Schaeffer (L’Abri), Mother Theresa (famous nun and convent dweller), Henri Nouwen and Jean Vanier (both L’Arche). Any others?
I’m currently reading a book that gives an introduction to the life and thought of Augustine (review to follow soon). I have to admit I didn’t know too much about the great man other than his views on original sin, his influence and the name
One Touch from the King Changes Everything is an inspiring read. Does God still believe in miracles? Mark Stibbe certainly thinks the answer is YES! The church family I’m a part of (Newfrontiers) also thinks so and is seeking to see more and more healings
Sometimes I just need a change of gear in my reading, something light, something with some wit. The Pocket Guide to the Apocalypse fitted my need perfectly. Sometimes I wonder in amazement at how people aren’t followers of Jesus and then I read a book
Well I got bored with the old look blog and as usual spent too much time fiddling around with the new look. And as I needed something meaningful too make the whole process feel worthwhile, I’ve added theft to the sin of idleness and pinched
I don’t know what you think of Rick Warren or The Purpose Driven Life but it’s interesting what process he’s been through as a result. Here’s a talk he gave to I guess a mostly unbelieving gathering at a TED conference. It’s 20 minutes long but
Most biblical novels that I’ve come across have been rubbish. Stuck in the Christian ghetto writing nice Anglo-Saxon stories that play to religious sensibilities. David Maine on the other hand writes with imagination, verve and wit. His stories follow the biblical narrative without deviation but