Crutch Words

We all have crutch words, and they probably say something beyond what they say: Crutch words are those expressions we pepper throughout our language as verbal pauses, and sometimes as written ones, to give us time to think, to accentuate our meaning (even when we do so mistakenly), or just because these are the words [Read More...]

That Disturbing Video

The video produced that has now incited riots and deaths in the Middle East emerges from our belief in the freedom of speech, though hate speech or speech designed to inflame will always be challenged in our context. I have not watched the video but I have been reading some on the issues, and I [Read More...]

Is this a social statement?

John Bingham reports: A bishop is recommending that they set the alarms on their mobile phones to remind them of the new observance as part of a move to promote faith in the workplace ahead of the Church’s “Year of Faith”. It comes in the week that British government lawyers went to the European Court [Read More...]

Creation-Fall-Redemption is a Recent Reading? (RJS)

The interpretation of scripture – and especially the interpretation of the creation narratives contained in scripture – comprises one of the most significant points of conflict in the discussion of the relationship of science and the Christian faith within the church. There is a gut reaction on the part of many Christians that faith is [Read More...]

Gospel Diversity

Often enough folks say Jesus preached the gospel of the kingdom, John the gospel of eternal life and Paul the gospel of justification. Tim Keller joins these folks in his new book, Center Church. Keller’s intent though is not so much to join the chorus of diversity within the New Testament as to say the gospel [Read More...]


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