Gender 

The gender conversation 4: Faith & feminism

There’s no doubting that gender continues to occupy a lot of time, space & energy in the church. It regularly raises the emotions and generates a lot of heat and little light. It can also put Christians into camps where the ‘the other side’ can be seen, talked about & treated as a problem or worse ‘the enemy’. In the church this is nothing short of disastrous. So I’ve invited Hannah Mudge to a blog conversation with me about faith and gender. Click here for part 1, part 2, part…

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The gender conversation 3: What is feminism?

There’s no doubting that gender continues to occupy a lot of time, space & energy in the church. It regularly raises the emotions and generates a lot of heat and little light. It can also put Christians into camps where the ‘the other side’ can be seen, talked about & treated as a problem or worse ‘the enemy’. In the church this is nothing short of disastrous. So I’ve invited Hannah Mudge to a blog conversation with me about faith and gender. Click here for part 1, part 2, P:…

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Gender 

The gender conversation 2: Lad culture, porn & modest women

There’s no doubting that gender continues to occupy a lot of time, space & energy in the church. It regularly raises the emotions and generates a lot of heat and little light. It can also put Christians into camps where the ‘the other side’ can be seen, talked about & treated as a problem or worse ‘the enemy’. In the church this is nothing short of disastrous. So I’ve invited Hannah Mudge to a blog conversation with me about faith and gender. Follow the links for previous posts: part 1:…

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The gender conversation 1: introducing Hannah

There’s no doubting that gender continues to occupy a lot of time, space & energy in the church. It regularly raises the emotions and generates a lot of heat and little light. It can also put Christians into camps where the ‘the other side’ can be seen, talked about & treated as a problem or worse ‘the enemy’. In the church this is nothing short of disastrous. It’s the peacemakers who are blessed not grumblers and fault finders and I don’t want to be one of ‘those’ sort of bloggers,…

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Book Review: A Passionate Faith

Like most readers one of the first things I read is the back cover and endorsements and this book has a cracker of an endorsement from Simon Ponsonby. However after reading the book I was left with the distinct feeling of having been short-changed; in other words I was disappointed. You’d be wrong however to think that A Passionate Faith is a bad book, it’s not but it’s nowhere near the rousing call to reach the world that the quote suggests. Instead it’s a careful study of evangelical spirituality in…

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