Category Archives: Questions

What’s the value of the Old Testament?

I’ve been wondering recently about the importance of the Old Testament. I think it’s become quite popular to harp on about how all of Scripture speaks of Jesus, and so we should teach and preach the whole Bible. I don’t … Continue reading

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The Good God

I owe much of my understanding of the beautiful doctrine of the Trinity to Mike Reeves, author of ‘The Good God’, a book I am currently re-reading for the umpteenth time for a church training day coming up in a … Continue reading

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An Extended Quotation from Colin Gunton writing on Martin Luther

A Christian is a perfectly free lord of all, subject to none. A Christian is a perfectly dutiful servant of all, subject to all. – Martin Luther, The Freedom of the Christian “Luther’s famous paradox can form our starting point, … Continue reading

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On Depression

The 18th – 24th April has been named Depression Awareness Week. I’ve read a few articles that have made me think – one of which was ‘What does depression feel like? Trust me – you really don’t want to know’ … Continue reading

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The Forest & Our Inconsolable Longing

“But even if I find my way out of the first, I shall be left with the inconsolable memory of the treasure I went into the forest to find and never found, and which was not there and perhaps is … Continue reading

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Tough Question…

This one’s prompted by an astonishing conversation with a friend – when I discovered not everyone thinks like this… Tell me I’m not alone? Anyone?

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Testing my Framework

I finished reading ‘Simply God’ about a week ago now, and have been taking some time to wander back through the pages and chew over what I’ve read. Originally I was going to blog my musings as I read, but … Continue reading

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Simply God

I am reading ‘Simply God’ by Peter Sanlon at the moment. As a writer, Sanlon is clear and straightforward, and I’ve already enjoyed the way he so fluidly makes the transition from day-to-day experience and the theology he is encouraging us … Continue reading

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