Defence against the dark arts

Same message: a different tone

May 20, 2014 | For gospel proclamation today what is needed is not a different message, but a different tone of voice.

Church and the Church Shopper

April 29, 2014 | How do churches react to church shoppers, and yet keep an eye on the genuine outsider?

A bloodthirsty God?

April 8, 2014 | The cross is a violent and gory symbol. Is the Christian God hungry for blood?

Service not surveillance

March 26, 2014 | God is not the God of government by information

Everything in a nutshell

March 11, 2014 | The death of Christ encompasses the whole universe

Why contemporary Christianity still needs to speak of hell

February 11, 2014 | Is hell an embarrassment? or is there more to it than that?

I believe in miracles

January 28, 2014 | Are the miracles of the Bible as embarassing as they seem?

Sex and Christmas

December 17, 2013 | Why does the Bible seem to be so shy about the facts of life and Christmas?

The Bible and Literature

December 3, 2013 | A syllabus for an untaught course

Is the Sermon on the Mount humanly possible?

November 18, 2013 | Jesus's words seem too difficult for anyone to take seriously...or are they?

The Wimp that Won

November 6, 2013 | Is the idea of a humble Lord an oxymoron?