Tag: mission

The church vs secular culture on gender identity: are we listening?
(October 25, 2022)

Another christianity and alleged homophobia incident involving a football club. Can we learn anything from it?

Was Jesus a leftist?
(August 10, 2022)

The story of a conservative christian guy who became a leftist while attending a conservative christian college.

Lessons learned along the way
(July 10, 2022)

I have been following Jesus, albeit imperfectly, for about 60 years! It was during the period from about October 1961 to September 1962 that I decided not only that I believed in Jesus, but I was willing to follow him in my life. Since that time in a reformed evangelical church, I’ve come to think […]

Religion & politics: unequally yoked?
(June 21, 2022)

Do religion and politics mix? There are good reasons for christians to be active in politics, and some traps to avoid.

Three things the modern church can learn from Jesus (2)
(February 7, 2022)

Two more ways the modern church ignores how and what Jesus taught, but we could easily change.

Three things the modern church can learn from Jesus (1)
(February 1, 2022)

Jesus is not just our saviour but also our teacher and leader. Here are ways we can better follow him in our churches.

Hell and the resurrection of the righteous
(August 21, 2021)

The conventional christian view of hell is surely wrong. It isn’t taught in the Old Testament, nor in the New. And it wasn’t what Jesus taught.

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.

Table, not stage
(April 21, 2021)

In churches, the stage means a few people perform and the rest of us are spectators. The table means we are all gathered around a meal and all participate. Why not move from stage to table?

Jesus’ death and the “least of these”
(April 1, 2021)

Who did Jesus die for? Do the poor, the outcast and the forgotten get any special treatment? Jesus seems to hint at this.