Tag: Life

The harm a church can do
(September 30, 2021)

Stories have started to emerge, the last few years, about abuse suffered in churches. It is good to listen, and learn ….. and respond.

Losing the way
(July 1, 2021)

Young christians can find difficulties with what they have been taught, and this can lead them to very different places. We can help them on their journey.

The prophets and Donald Trump
(January 20, 2021)

Many “prophets” said God told them Trump would win. Now he hasn’t won, what will they do? Admit they were wrong, or re-interpret what they said?

God, genetics and me
(November 29, 2020)

A review of The Language of Genetics by Denis Alexander – a comprehensive outline of this complex subject.

Living the way of Jesus
(October 20, 2020)

What if, as well as talking and learning and speaking to others about our faith, we tried to put his radical teachings into practice in our daily lives?

Two kinds of christians? (An outsider's view)
(June 28, 2020)

A “heathen” notices that Right Wing Christians and Left Wing Christians have very different priorities.

Prayer, mental health, God, church …. and Covid-19
(May 31, 2020)

In these troubled times, people’s mental health is under stress, but there are things we can all do, and churches can do, to help.

Save a life without leaving home
(May 3, 2020)

Monthly challenge May challenge: 4 men facing death sentence Amnesty International reports: “Four journalists in Yemen have been sentenced to death on trumped up charges following grossly unfair trials. The absurd charges against Akram, Abdelkhaleq, Hareth and Tawfiq  include ā€œcreating several websites on the internet and social media.ā€  They have been detained, alongside six other […]

5 ways to live in a toxic world
(April 26, 2020)

A few weeks back I posted about living in a toxic world, because of unattractive and nasty things I was seeing: Lack of compassion and loss of community Polarisation and tribalism Triviality The dumbing down of politics The rich control the media A number of political ploys seem to have led us to this point: […]

How did we get here from there?
(March 20, 2020)

Last post I talked about how we seem to be living in a toxic world these days. Events in the two or three weeks since then have underlined this conclusion.