Jesus the atheist

I hear people talk about atheism a lot. There are lots of people like Richard Dawkins & Christopher Hitchens, amongst others, who love to talk about a world without God, of God as a hallucination, God as a fantasy – they set themselves up as leaders of this...

Rest is part of God’s rhythm

We all need rest from time to time. Part of the rhythm of our lives has to be rest. Often in our cutlure we’re encouraged to be busy, to always be doing something. How busy you are can, in some people’s eyes, define how important you are, your social standing,...

Having faith means being willing to be unpopular

In our secular, consumer, politically correct culture, there always seems to me to be an emphasis on not offending each other. We can’t use certain phrases, we can’t say certain things, we’re not allowed to do or say anything which could be the...

Accepting our mortality can make our life momentus

Do you live like you’re going to die one day? In case you didn’t know, you’re going to die one day. So am I. We all are. But how often do we realise that? Our culture often encourages us to ignore that very simple fact. Before I go any further, let me just make...