Monthly Archives: May 2015

Grafted in: An example from nature

In Romans 11:17-24 Paul uses the illustration of wild olives (Gentiles) being grafted in to a cultivated olive tree (the people of God). The natural branches are the Jewish people, yet some have been broken off because of their unbelief (Rom 11:20) and in their place Gentiles

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The Curiosity Index (06.05.2015)

The world, it seems, has never been very comfortable with women leading nation states as this tale from ancient Egypt demonstrates. Have you ever heard of vertical farms? Me, either but apparently, they could be quite the thing. Michael Hyatt outlines 5 ways reading makes you

What happened to Judas?

It’s one of those questions that crops up on a fairly regular basis, what happens to a man who betrays the Son of God? Let’s investigate. SO who was Judas? Judas Iscariot was one of the twelve apostles (Mt 10:2-4). Iscariot literally means ‘man of

The Curiosity Index (05.05.2015)

Evangelicalism sometimes gets a bad rap for being a shallow tradition, yet Matthew Milliner has found it surprisingly deep: All I really need to know I learned from evangelicalism Derek Rishmawy asks: what does it mean to be inclusive like Jesus? Well worth reading. This piece says