Russell Brand’s ‘Manifestations of the Infinite’

It’s been another harrowing week on planet earth. The terrible atrocities in Paris and Nigeria (and elsewhere not covered by the media) have again functioned as the exclamation mark for the statement of our times – of threat, fear, violence and deceit – churned out from terrorist groups all around the world: “we will strikeContinue reading “Russell Brand’s ‘Manifestations of the Infinite’”

Hitting Unsubscribe

The Bible tells us to ‘take captive every thought that sets itself up against the knowledge of God and make it obedient to Christ” (2 Cor.10:5) Do you ever look at your email inbox and ignore a whole bunch of emails because they’re not important to you – you can tell by looking at theContinue reading “Hitting Unsubscribe”

Jesus and Marriage

I was asked to write a blog article recently for the wesbite of the church that I work for but unfortunately the subject I chose upset several people and resulted in attitudes and accusations toward me, amongst others, of being homophobic. The blog article is pasted underneath this one and has subsequently been taken downContinue reading “Jesus and Marriage”

Drip Feed Devotion

And that’s what The Daily Message provides – it gets the potent daily drip-feed of biblical discourse, imagery, reality, poetry, history and prophecy flowing in your system like a cocktail of life-improving anaesthesias, pointing your inward life to constantly reset on the delectable morsel that you ate earlier in the day

Into the Barn to Burn (sermon)

Plato’s problem is that there isn’t enough stimuli in the world around us to reinforce the knowledge-based convictions we have in our heads; we don’t experience what we know. But Heraclitus would have said 100 years before that it doesn’t matter because everything is changing constantly anyway – you can’t step into the same riverContinue reading “Into the Barn to Burn (sermon)”