Category Archives: Reflections

The Humanity of God

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

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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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‘To this wisp of smoke…’

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

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Saying Goodbye

Last night at my church small group, we began talking about returning home and reverse culture shock. Many in the group will, in the next few months, uproot themselves from the lives they’ve built here in Norwich and move – … Continue reading

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Birthdays

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!

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Thoughts on a Stress-Free Life

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

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University

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

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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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New Job, New Challenges!

I’m a couple of weeks into my new job, and learning a lot. I’m inspired by my colleagues’ passion for their work – and quite humbled by it, really. I’ve thought wrongly about work for most of my life, and … Continue reading

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