The people of God have asked for a king, expecting someone who is strong, powerful and wealthy. But God seems to have different ideas. In the first talk of our this series, Liam… Continue reading
If God had a tattoo, what would it be? This talk, from our Baby Dedication Service, reflects on Isaiah 49 (mp3)
What would it look like for God to answer the prayer ‘Thy Kingdom Come’? A talk on signs of the Kingdom from Matthew 11. (mp3)
Why did Jesus wash the feet of his disciples? And why do many Christians continue this practice to this day? (mp3)
A Good Friday quote from G.K. Chesterton.
A talk on John 8, shame, bad religion and the power of encountering Jesus (mp3).
An introduction to our Holy Week series: seven words from the cross.
A selection of recommended resources on the Trinity.
If you’ve never sung Christmas carols whilst holding a baby, I highly recommend the experience. Beg, borrow or steal one. (Please don’t steal one!)
Five good reasons, and one bad reason, for why I enjoy preaching sermons on difficult passages.
Four seminars to help you get to grips with the book of Hebrews (mp3)
Reflections on 1 John 1 and ‘touching the face of God.’
A preaching illustration about sin and the stuff we keep hidden inside.
An excerpt from The Pursuing God, which looks at the question of whether Jesus could have sinned.
A short extract from Peter Leithart’s commentary on Elijah at Mount Carmel.
A Good Friday reflection on Barabbas and the substitute son.
I haven’t been entirely idle… here’s some info about a few bits I’ve been writing, including a series of reflections for Holy Week.
A short reflection on church, beauty and Ephesians 5
Can the public trust a reporter who believes in a Creator? Some thoughts on Dan Walker, Rupert Myers, Creation and the BBC
So with my tongue lodged somewhere in the vicinity of my cheek, here are four vaguely interconnected observations from my first stab at live multisite preaching.
Some thoughts from Homer Simpson on Jesus and gun control.
A festive reflection from C.S. Lewis.
Comparing two approaches to Hamlet. Which is more truthful? And which is more beautiful? And what does that have to do with preaching?