China’s five-year plan for adapting Christianity to Chinese socialism This is fascinating and it will be really interesting to see how the Chinese church and missions organisations respond – and the Chinese governments responses to those responses! What was also interesting was to imagine swapping
Wives “Submit” or “Respect”? The other thought that crossed my mind was that if [my wife] Robin respects me, then it would naturally follow that she would be willing to voluntarily follow my lead. When I was pastoring, I saw the effects of women thinking
The Final Week of Jesus: Friday You probably know what happened to Jesus on the Friday. The Final Days of Jesus: Friday from Crossway on Vimeo. Galaxy without dark matter challenges scientific theories In light of yesterday‘s post, this is interesting. Why Gratitude Makes You
Children’s crusades I think Alan Jacobs is an incredibly astute observer & commentator and well worth reading. One clever little speciality of adult humans works like this: You very carefully (and, if you’re smart, very subtly) instruct children in the moral stances you’d like them to
After 9 days of travelling in the UK I’m back in Sweden and ready to get writing. The UK is terrible at dealing with snow. But it doesn’t have to be this way… Oh my, is this true. 1 or 2cm of snow in London
This year I started to make a note of what I was watching in terms of film and TV. I did so for a number of reasons. One I forget, so this helps but also because it will help me see the breadth (or lack
How Early Christians Managed to Offend Just about Everybody A good post here from Michael Kruger and a key lesson for today’s church. Why Norwegians Aren’t Moving to the U.S. I’m not quite sure why President Trump thinks Sweden is going to hell but Norway
There are many mysteries in life and many great unanswered questions. One of them surprisingly is, ‘why do we need to sleep?‘ No one really knows. There are all sorts of theories but no conclusive answers, yet one thing is clear: need it we do.