The text – the idol of modern day evangelicals

I read an interesting article on the IX Marks website. I like much of the article and found it useful. However: The claim was made that the greatest danger in the church today is well meaning pastors who… “…because, in spite of their confession,...

Splendid Isolation

It appears to me that in Matthew 14:13-13 Jesus required three types of isolation: Verse 13 from everyone – he had heard of John’s death, he was grieved, his spirit knew that it signalled a new phase of his life, it was a step closer to the cross. Verse 22...

Recent quotes

Thomas Merton, “A saint is not someone who is good but who experiences the goodness of God.” Brennan Manning, “My deepest awareness of myself is that I am deeply loved by Jesus Christ and I have done nothing to earn it or deserve it.” Julian of...

(Sort of) recent quotes

Listening to Buxy Cavey talking on the unSeminary podcast about the leadership of Jesus I was provoked to think about two things (and hence to “sort of” quote him here). Firstly, the gentleness of Jesus as a leader. Cavey rightly makes the point that we do...
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