Earthly Use

They talk about being “so heavenly minded to be of no earthly use”. I’d like to smash this myth… …the inference of this statement is that thinking outside the supernatural order and realm of things has a limited shelf life (a little is OK but a lot isn’t) but this isn’t quite the point: EvenContinue reading “Earthly Use”

No Compromise

I’m currently reading Tom Wright’s brilliant biography on the Apostle Paul. I’m also currently reading “No Compromise” by Melody Green – the life story of her late husband Keith Green. Books separated by 45 years of church history and current affairs, they are dissimilar in many ways but, at their beating heart, are actually moreContinue reading “No Compromise”

Kneeling, Praying, Sailing, Walking, Dying

Acts 21 is a microcosm of community, discipleship, glory and suffering: Paul reaches the point where he knew he wouldn’t see his beloved family again and that this final voyage from Tyre to Caesarea was unto final suffering, imprisonmmet and death. Imagine the scene as, with profuse tears, Paul’s missional community kneels together on theContinue reading “Kneeling, Praying, Sailing, Walking, Dying”