Some Christmas reading

Tomorrow is the first Sunday in Advent, which means I’ll be preaching Christmassy sermons for a while. I don’t mind that. I love Christmas. I really like thinking about the Christmas story. The Christmas story is principally found in the gospels of Matthew and Luke. They tell very different stories, and I don’t think theContinue reading “Some Christmas reading”

Twitter of Faith

Adam Cleaveland at pomomusings is soon to be ordained. Part of the ordination process involves submitting a page long ‘statement of faith’ summarising Adam’s take on what he believes. While he was thinking about this, he asked Twitter for advice. If you don’t know what Twitter is, you can get a good description here. InContinue reading “Twitter of Faith”

Sin managment versus Love management

John Smulo had an interesting post up today asking why abortion and homosexuality seem to be such hot political topics amongst Christians, almost to the exclusion of all else. It’s a great post, and I suggest you have a read. The thing that caught my attention, though, was one of the comments. Kay writes: I’mContinue reading “Sin managment versus Love management”

All you can eat music downloads from Magnatune

I like to listen to a bit of music. I don’t always like to listen to the music played on the radio. I don’t like the prices charged for many CDs. And I don’t like being treated like a criminal every time I do buy a CD—I shouldn’t have to go to insane lengths justContinue reading “All you can eat music downloads from Magnatune”

Which translation do you use?

Scot McKnight has posted the first part of a blog-series addressing the question, ‘Which Bible translation is the best?’ The answer, as you’ll find out if you go and have a look, is ‘depends on what you’re using it for.’ There’s some good advice in there, and I’m looking forward to reading the rest ofContinue reading “Which translation do you use?”