Category Archives: Reflections
1. The thrill of going fast on my bike 2. Salted caramel cookies 3. Friends who can make me laugh just by sending whatsapp messages 4. The smell of old books 5. Handel’s Messiah 6. The smell of laundry drying … Continue reading
God’s divinity rightly understood includes his humanity. Where do we learn this? How is this statement justified and what indeed demands it? It is a Christological statement, or rather a statement based on and to be developed out of Christology. … Continue reading
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
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
Commenting on 1 Peter 1:3-5, Paul Blackham writes the following: Life in this passing age is so fragile and fleeting. As the Scriptures say, our life is like smoke that quickly disappears. Whatever we achieve is soon forgotten. Who remembers … Continue reading
Psalm 90:12 So teach us to number our days that we may get a heart of wisdom. This might change the way I think about birthdays!
More often than I’d like, and more often than I’d like to admit, I’ve found myself feeling quite stressed over the past couple of months. So here are some imperfectly-formed but hopefully helpful thoughts on stress-free* living. Remind yourself that … Continue reading
Ten years ago this month, I started university. I can remember it so well – turning up at the University of Warwick with my family to the shabby hall of residence that to my eyes looked glamourous and sleek, and … Continue reading
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?