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Why Bother Praying?


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Tonight I am facilitating a discussion in my bible study group, in the temporary absence of my co-leader, and so we are going to pause from our current course of study to look at prayer. So, here is an essay I wrote some time ago in response to the question “Why bother praying if God

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One intellectual lightship


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I was reading Adam Bede on the bus this morning, with it’s lovely little spiel on the methodists of the time, and Seth and had just declared his love for Dinah so beautifully, and it had all been written so exquisitely (this is the end of it “instead of bursting out into wild accusing apostrophes

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An unconvicted Christian


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You often hear the question, when people are speaking about Christians living a testimonial life “if you were arrested for being a Christian would there be enough evidence to convict you in court?”. Today I found out that I would remain a non convicted Christian. I was editing a case from the Federal Magistrates Court

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Today I …


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I promised myself I would never diarise on my blog, but I have just had the most, umm, there-isn’t-a-word to-describe-it sort of weekend. It actually began with hanging out with some friends on Friday night because one of our circle has just returned from five months in Afghanistan with the Army, so that was a

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