The Second Coming by William Butler Yeats (1919)

Turning and turning in the widening gyre
The falcon cannot hear the falconer;
Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold;
Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world,
The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere
The ceremony of innocence is drowned;
The best lack all conviction, while the worst
Are full of passionate intensity.

Homosexual Household Disrupted by Jesus

This guest testimony episode today is very precious and very powerful: a former homosexual atheist radically saved by the sovereign hand of God, despite an unfaithful local church.

When new believers enter the kingdom with a polemic for/against the chaos in the Church, we should all (especially church leaders) sit up, listen and think long and hard.

He Is No Stranger

This year more than ever, I’m reminded of the lyrics of the Christmas hymn, O Holy Night. Firstly, the original and weightier French lyrics of the song (Cantique De Noël) capture much more appropriately than our British version the strong urgency with which we are commanded to bow before a thrice-holy God. “Fall on yourContinue reading “He Is No Stranger”