How Evangelical zeal actually says the Bible is not enough

This week Scot McKnight wrote an interesting piece worth reading here. Scot Argues that the characteristic of zeal amongst evangelicals works in two ways; 1. To challenge the sufficiency of scripture by creating identities around extra-biblical boundary markers… Read More

…Without whom nothing is strong, nothing is holy

O God, the protector of all who trust in you, without whom nothing is strong, nothing is holy: Increase and multiply upon us your mercy; that, with you as our ruler and guide, we may so pass through… Read More

All things are not only sustained by God

“All things are not only sustained by God; but all things are also being made new in Christ. All things are being liberated and restored – becoming more than they are, becoming all they were intended to be… Read More

Where is God’s presence?

Where is God’s presence, How are we to long for it, How much of it should we expect, and How much are we to be it for one another? I have been thinking alot about these ideas through… Read More

What does it mean to come Home? | Gilead – Marilynne Robinson

What a strange old book it was. How oddly holiness situated itself among the things of the world, how endlessly creation wrenched and strained under the burden of its own significance. “I will open my mouth in a… Read More

Trinity Sunday Prayer

Father, You sent your Word to bring us truth and your Spirit to make us holy. Through them we come to know the mystery of your life. Help us to worship you, one God in three persons, You… Read More

Practising the Presence at the Table | Isaac Aho

Over the past two years Isaac has been one of my favourite people to eat, drink, think and pray alongside. His family have intentionally developed their meal table as a space to recognise the worth of Jesus, one… Read More

Let nothing disturb you | Teresa of Avila

“Let nothing disturb you. Let nothing frighten you. All things pass away; God never changes. Patience obtains all things. Those who have God find they lack nothing; God alone suffices.” Teresa of Avila (1515-82)

“Oh Death where is your sting”, Oh, there it is!

Just over a week ago a close friend of ours died far too suddenly. We cried out in prayer, and were sure God joined us in our desire for his life to be prolonged, but yet, he died…. Read More

Ascension Day 2015

Today the church celebrate the ascension of Christ, I was sent this great sonnet by Malcolm Guite and his great explanation for the significance of the ascension which seems deeply under appreciated within the evaneglical community;