I spotted this post entitled Love vs. Religion. It raises an interesting question about how we respond if we believe that “God is love”. Religion says: Celebrate the same way we do, with decency and order, and be sure you stay in line. Be careful who you hang out with—you don’t want a bad influence
Calling all of you lovers of portable hand-held devices. Your iPod talks to your iPhone and your other iStuff. If you use a mobile device that contains your diary like me, you may want to download the common worship almanac, the digital lectionary resource. Simon Kershaw has once again made our lives that little bit easier.
I have often been heard to say “if Coke acted like the church everyone would drink Pepsi” in a jocular manner. I have been to churches that resemble the modern parable above in the past and often wondered what was going on. This coming from someone who spends a lot of time in church! I
Jon at ASBO Jesus has a wonderful cartoon inviting us to examine how we as a church engage with the communities around us. Some of us don’t like it when people come with questions. Or people who don’t conform to ‘our standards’ without considering that ‘our’ standards aren’t the important standards to keep. I was
There is a YouTube video that keeps coming back every so often and making me smile. Earlier today my Mum and Dad popped in to drop some things off at my house. Being of different generations and different Christian denominations we often have conversations where we both talk at cross purposes. I was asked the
I have had a lot of video’s jump out at me recently. This one I spotted when Crimperman blogged it. As you may have guessed, I have five minutes to blog all of those things I keep adding to the list.
Check this out. Some great conversation starters and videos!
I’ve set up a facebook page to make accessing my blog even easier. If you use facebook, perhaps you could ‘like’ me over there. I’m sure there must be an option coming soon where you can ‘dislike’ me 😉
Some days I have moments of clarity. Unfortunately they are few and far between. Since I became a regular part of the congregations here in the outskirts of Leeds I have been trying to explain the complexity of Christian ethics. We live in a world that is quite different to the ancient world. The ethical
Jonny Baker, Maggi Dawn, Ian Mobsby and Kester Brewin are having a discussion about this topic on the 15th of September at 7:30pm that I’d really like to be at. Unfortunately there is no hope as I am involved in a service at Inspire that evening. And if I’m honest, it is a bit far to travel.