A little lighter far today but curious and interesting nonetheless. Twenty strange purchases made by churches If anything demonstrates how Christianity has got a little off-track in the States this list could be it. There’s a video linked to number 12 that’s a classic and
The always slightly sporadic CI is back after a family holiday that took us through Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Switzerland and France. Is church (literally) good for you? It turns out the answer is probably yes. Post-millennial generation ‘more tolerant’ of Christianity More tolerant of fun-less
What does Luke reveal about himself in Luke-Acts? Quite a lot in fact as Colin green explains. Tradition, Scripture and Slavery This is worth remembering from Andrew LePeau: “The 1800s were not the first time slavery ended. They were the second.” Which countries get the
What does Jesus mean by ‘new wineskins’? As with most of Jesus’ parables, the information that it drew on was relatively mundane. But what is its significance? What is Jesus referring to? Ian Paul takes you through all the possibilities The Record of a Revival
So much stuff that it’s time for an Easter special edition. What actually happened in Holy Week? Ian Paul works through the differences in the Gospel accounts. The Final Week of Jesus: Saturday The Final Days of Jesus: Saturday from Crossway on Vimeo. Good Friday
Don’t Be A Shrub Some good biblical meditation from my friend Adam Belle here on Jeremiah 17. Read it and resolve in your heart not to be a shrub. Irish border after Brexit: an expert on Norway-Sweden explains how to keep things smooth It doesn’t have to be complicated,
A few days ago my friend Matt Hosier wrote this post in which he (rightly) pointed out that our society has some strange ideas about what to tolerate or not tolerate. His examples were our strange acceptance of promiscuity and our hostile rejection of obesity.