Today’s ASBO Jesus is brilliant on a whole lot of levels. (For what it’s worth, you can check out the Naked Pastor over here.
A few months ago I asked the question: Should Christians send their kids to non-Christian schools? I also asked the same question around Facebook and continued the conversation on the mailing list I mentioned. The discussion was quite eye-opening. Generally speaking, there were three types of responses. First, there were the Christians who are stronglyContinue reading “Reprise: Should Christians send their kids to non-Christian schools?”
…but it also has its perks! A week or two ago I bought a Star Wars themed game for the Wii. It follows the story of all six movies fairly closely, and Trudy and I would frequently compare it to the canonical story. Our daughters would often look confused. Then we realised. Our kids haveContinue reading “Parenting can be tough…”
Before I was an officer I went to a church in an area with many ‘halfway houses’ for people who had recently been released from psychiatric institutions. Given that a lot of those institutions had been closed down recently, and the residents just turned out on the street with little thought for their ongoing care,Continue reading “Of stones and ants”
There’s been an interesting discussion going on on Scot McKnight’s blog about the problems evolutionary theory presents for traditional Christian theology. I won’t go into the details, but the idea is that if there was no literal Adam and Eve, how should we understand the Fall? What are the consequences for the doctrine of OriginalContinue reading “Myth and revelation”
One of my themes over Lent are the words of Jesus about discipleship: If any want to become my followers, let them deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me. For those who want to save their life will lose it, and those who lose their life for my sake, and for theContinue reading “The cost of non-discipleship”