Christian Living 

Picking up sticks

I’ve just listened to an energetic debate between Steve Chalke and Andrew Wilson (you can see it here) on whether the authors of the Bible misheard God. The debate starts around Numbers 15:32-36 with a man being stoned to death for picking up sticks and concludes with a fiery to and fro about Ananias and Sapphira in Acts 5:1-11. Steve argues, essentially, that God doesn’t strike people down and makes his case on his understanding of who Jesus is. Jesus didn’t strike the woman caught in adultery down and because…

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