From the effortless arm’s length comfort of home, everything that could possibly be desired is often perfectly arranged to keep body and mind blissfully oblivious, together, pampered and prepared for a lifetime’s trudge towards an eternity without the Lamb of God.
This morning on Into the Pray – this Easter Sunday morning – I wanted to drop a quick word of testimony about how Easter morning often feels sad to me, based, in part, on what I see in the Church at large.
Hello everyone! This is a special episode of the Into the Pray podcast specifically with our Edinburgh neighbours in mind! Thank you for making the effort to come through to listen to this episode and we hope that we’ve managed to strike the right balance in both how and what we discuss. Thanks also to Gareth Hides for joiningContinue reading “Why Should We Take Jesus Seriously?”
In just a few weeks from now, on July 1st 2019, we will be releasing a brand new book called Body Zero – Radical Preparation for the Return of Christ. The book is both polemic and pastoral, provocative and inspiring and, ultimately, it is a forerunning word for the Body of Christ at this compromisedContinue reading “Body Zero: Radical Preparation for the Return of Christ”
Before reading, CLICK HERE & listen to Remona’s 2 minute feature on Chris Evan’s Radio 2 Pause for Thought from earlier this week. Start at 2:50 hours. This week’s blog is indebted to a good friend who wrote to me requesting that I have a listen to Remona’s view of spirituality in the radio show,Continue reading “Paradise: Why Remona Aly’s Heaven is Nowhere Near Good Enough “
The Need For Learning The early church exploded from a small group of misfit disciples into the most dynamic and cohesive movement within the Roman empire in just three hundred years. They were the new kids on the block and they were taking over the place. One early critic was claiming that they had ‘turnedContinue reading “Ready: Living Full in a Bloated World”
In order to speak prophetically to a Nation and to achieve redemption and righteousness for them, God invades, exposes and demands the masculinity of Hosea’s ego, his social and spiritual reputation, his lineage, his peace, his joy, his sanity, his sexual satisfaction and purity and, most ultimately, the emotional bed of his heart.
Hurtling as we are towards the bridge between the end of one year and the beginning of yet another new one, our “reflective, creative, dreaming” hat is firmly in place. As just one part of this, clarifying our ‘soul aim’ will help us to help you as much as possible. So, what is the soulContinue reading “Our Soul Aim”