Monthly Archives: April 2015

Six lessons from Interstellar

Insterstellar was one of the big blockbuster films of 2014 and with good reason. It’s epic, telling a big bold story with big themes about the future survival of humanity. If you’ve not seen it already, it really needs to be seen on as a big

The Curiosity Index (29.04.2015)

The Surprising benefits of giving money away include you’ll be happier, you’ll invest in what you think is important & you’ll be freed from the power of money. “Where his money goes is the truer indication of what he deems important. If you care about something,

Evolution: Meanings & Misconceptions

For many Christians reconciling notions of creation from the Bible with the theory of evolution continues to be troublesome. In order to get our heads straight it helps to have some understanding of what we mean when we say evolution and what it’s proponents say

The Curiosity Index (28.04.2015)

When the earth moves and the ground shakes: What the earthquake in Nepal left behind. Tim Chester tells you how to argue with tempation: “The pleasures of sin are real, but pleasing God is much sweeter.” Anthony Le Donne gives some background to summing up

Very special or very, very lucky

The universe is big. Bigger than you think. Actually much bigger than you can think. Depending on who you talk to, there are somewhere in the region of 200 to 500 sextillion (that’s an extra 21 zeroes right there) planets in the universe’s estimated 500

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The Curiosity Index (23.04.2015)

This is a good description of what a church should be: “A lot of space for complicated people to rethink their lives at a deep level” Here’s a radical idea for a church: No rotas. H/T Jake Belder What would cities look like if lit

Five marks of prayer

So following on from seven reasons to pray and four effects of prayer here are five marks of prayer. Joy There are definitely times when prayer won’t be joyful. One could hardly describe Jesus in the garden of Gethsemane as joyful. So let’s avoid turning these

The Curiosity Index (22.04.2015)

Who can be against us? “You can’t threaten to kick a man out of his family whose Father is God and whose brothers and sisters number in the millions.” Tim Keller on the book of Judges and violence in the Old Testament “In short, if you believe