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Feb 2010
22

The Message for the Broken

Jesus’ teaching consistently attracted the irreligious while offending the Bible-believing, religious people of his day. However, in the main, our churches today do not have this effect. ..

Mar 2009
30

A Good Sermon?

What makes a good sermon?   We are having a preachers’ meeting this evening at church, and at our staff meeting this lunchtime we discussed the kinds of things we look for in a good sermon. We sug..
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Aug 2008
10

New prophecy?

We had an interesting comment by the preacher in church today.   He was saying that whenever he preaches, he tries to have something fresh, something new and prophetic to say. Now I whole-heartedly ..

Mar 2008
25

Resurrection Life

On Sunday I preached on the final day of the college mission to Larkhall, Bath.   The text of the sermon can be found here . Rather than preach directly from a passage, I preached on the meaning ..

Mar 2008
10

Pissing against the wall

I’m not sure if this is very funny or extremely sad, but I found a video of a Baptist preacher preaching talking about the phrase ‘pisseth against the wall’ from the King James. Baptist preaches ..

Jan 2008
22

Clarity and understanding

I am currently trying to learn how to use XSL for my website.   XSL stands for eXtensible Stylesheet Language , and allows an XML file to be displayed in a friendly format. XML files look like ..

Dec 2007
18

The wrath of God was satisfied

I have been reading some of the minor prophets recently, and it hit me quite how angry God is with his people, and with the nations surrounding them. Of Ninevah God says, ‘Behold, I am against you, d..

Dec 2007
8

Believing the Trinity

This was originally published as a comment on another blog (edit: since closed down) by Hueston Finlay on 13 June 2006. Someone once asked me to explain the Trinity to her. I did the standard thre..

Nov 2007
19

‘One single being’?

God is not just one single being. He is Father, Son and Holy Spirit: he is Trinity, he is community. And so therefore God is mutual love. Graham Tomlin, The Praise of Creation , Holy Trinity B..

Apr 2007
22

‘The Love of God’ or the Cross?

I visited a local church today for a baptism communion service. In some respects it was my ideal service (over in just under an hour and a quarter, very friendly, lots of families and kids), but I wa..