What is that fruit eating about? What did go wrong any way? Is it all God’s fault? And what will God do next? … More Being inspired by clothes in Genesis 3
Some say Genesis chapter 2 is a second creation story. Really it is the same story of God and creation shot from a different angle, which zooms in on being human. … More Being inspired by community in Genesis 2:4-25
What does it mean to be human in creation? Why is there light on day one but no sun till day four in the bibles creation story? well here are some suggestions. … More Being inspired by Creation in Genesis 1:1-2:3
The strange but exciting new synthesis of Evangelical and Roman Catholic theology … More The Exciting Future of Evangelical Sacramentalism
Evangelical Theology is about to go through an exciting change. Here are three ways it could go … More The Exciting Futures of Evangelical Theology
By Aian Macpherson What affect does Christian discipleship have upon our attitudes to our wealth? Does Christian life make it increasingly likely or unlikely that we should aspire to wealth? Looking at reactions to wealth of two characters from J.R.R Tolkins The Hobbit, Thorin – a dwarf chief – and Bilbo – a hobbit – … More A Hobbit considers gold – or Can Christians be billionaires?
A couple of months ago I had the opportunity to go on a retreat (a time to seek God). It was ‘guided’, which means that someone is there leading or pointing you through the process. My friend Fr. Andrew who led the retreat based it on the Psalms of assent, Psalms that we think where used by pilgrims going to Jerusalem 1000’s of years ago. I ended up with Psalm 133. A short Psalm that is little used for teaching, but one verse is often quoted at well-meaning ecumenical events. ‘How good and pleasant it is when brothers live together in unity!’ – it does sound nice.
But here is what happened when I dug in.
… More Running down – a thought for underappreciated Psalm 133
By Aian Macpherson
A reflection on Mary at the grave (John 20:1-18) … More Death and Life
Roger Olson and Postconservative Evangelicalism … More Being Evangelical without being conservative
Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Keele Congress … More The week Evangelicals began to take over the Church of England