Andy Crouch broke my TV. And I’m grateful.
If God had a tattoo, what would it be? This talk, from our Baby Dedication Service, reflects on Isaiah 49 (mp3)
A couple of quotes on art’s (in)ability to change the world.
A preaching illustration about sin and the stuff we keep hidden inside.
A review of the best things I’ve listened to, watched, read, eaten or experienced in 2015.
Comparing two approaches to Hamlet. Which is more truthful? And which is more beautiful? And what does that have to do with preaching?
Some recommended reading on Greek Philosophy and engaging with culture.
What does Paul’s preaching in Athens teach us about communicating effectively in a way that connects with our culture and context? (mp3)
Derek Rishmawy offers two great tips on sermon preparation: manuscripting and practising out loud.
James Rhodes writes on the legacy of Beethoven, and I ponder on the theme of Common Grace.
Winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt is a brilliant epic novel
What does the story of Joseph have to teach us about how (not) to handle our dreams? (mp3)
Why has nobody rebranded Christianity? And how did a symbol of weakness and defeat become a source of hope for so many? (mp3)
“The once-dignified portrait now resembles a crayon sketch of a very hairy monkey in an ill-fitting tunic”