Towards a Contemporary Reformed Witness (2): Personal Reflections Pt. 2

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Towards a Contemporary Reformed Witness

Picking up from where we left off in the opening part of this series, I want to take a second thread of personal reflection as we begin thinking through how we can have a robustly reformed witness in our contemporary culture. (2) Sometimes we are not willing to listen to and look at the world […]

Father Hunger

I did have a blog post planned today called “An Ineligible Bachelor?” – that’ll now be posted on Tuesday afternoon.  However, yesterday I listened to a sermon series I hadn’t heard since 2013 from Doug Wilson, minister of Christ Church in Moscow, ID called “Father Hunger” and just had to share it. Even if you’re […]

Christians Are Annoying (2)

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Christians Are Annoying

Continuing from the first part of this series, here are two additional things I find annoying about Christians at times: We’re not all in I’ve always believed that being a Christian is the kind of thing that is definitional for a person. In the words of D.A. Carson, being a Christian is a master status – […]

Christians Are Annoying (1)

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Christians Are Annoying

I have long believed in and cherished the great ideal of brutal honesty. As the saying goes, “Hard words make soft hearts and soft words make hard hearts”, and while I appreciate there is some pushback to that sentiment, it’s true on occasion. Sometimes hard words need to be said in order to evoke change. For […]

7/7 – Ten Years On

Ten years ago today, I was sitting in my Year 9 science class when a TV was wheeled in and we heard news that terror attacks had hit parts of central London. The feeling of genuine horror I felt as I realised that what I had heard and seen for years on TV was now […]

Walking with a Limp

Most people who know me will have heard me often joke about my beloved “bad knee”. I injured it landing badly from a rugby tackle and it never properly healed. On most days, it’s not painful but it does leave me with the slightest of limps if I’m walking in an ascending direction. Life with […]