Mirror, mirror. Don’t be deceived!

Mirror, mirror. Don’t be deceived!

It’s always very gratifying for a preacher when someone from the congregation comes up and tells you that they’ve actually been putting into practice the things you’ve been saying from the pulpit. This happened twice to me last Sunday. The week before I had introduced...
Lent Begins! Ash Wednesday.

Lent Begins! Ash Wednesday.

Today is Ash Wednesday, the beginning of the Lenten season. I remember, having been brought up as a Catholic, going to mass on this day, and getting the smudge of Ash on my forehead that would be there for the rest of the day, as a visual reminder of the beginning of...
When the Bible doesn’t speak to you

When the Bible doesn’t speak to you

When The Bible doesn’t speak to you Confession time: I’m having a hard time with my daily readings right now. I’m reading the Chronological Bible, and for the last few days I have been learning in intimate detail how to build a tabernacle. Hmmm. I know that: All...
Hungry/Not Hungry

Hungry/Not Hungry

 I’ve had a busy few days, so busy that I’ve neglected my chronological Bible reading plan. Yesterday and today I’ve been on catch-up, trying to catch up to where I should be. So far, I’m on February 1, so only a few more chapters and I’ll be up to date. Apologies to...
Remembering the Holocaust

Remembering the Holocaust

This post is written by a friend of mine, Anthony Billington, who is Head of Theology at the London Institute for Contemporary Christianity ______________ If we held 1 minute of silence for every victim of the Holocaust then we would be silent for eleven and a half...