Every so often I put together a list of suggested reading around a certain theme. So, here’s my list of good reads from the early church. This stuff is worth reading because: Continue reading
Sermon notes from Nueva Vida (Saturday)
Worried that your faith will fail?
– Life’s difficulties (work, family, health)
– Imperfect church
Context – Last Supper. Jesus is going to his death and his disciples are about to fail badly
What will keep your faith going? Continue reading
One further thought on why you get differences and arguments between theologians that leave lots of on-lookers thinking things like Continue reading
If you’ve been reading some recent posts you’ll hopefully have picked up the following
1. Human theological systems are imperfect – this means there is scope to challenge, reflect and speculate as we seek to improve our descriptions of God and his actions.
2. We are all likely to make errors however, there are two protections in place against those errors leading to heresy. The first is an intentional thing -we seek to put boundaries around our thinking and discussions to ensure we don’t stray beyond them.
3. We are also inconsistent. Meaning that we don’t pursue our errors to their logical conclusions Continue reading
As we are dipping back into the question about how we know and talk about God, I thought I’d quickly revisit the question of God and emotions. Continue reading
One of the reasons why there has been some debate between evangelical/reformed theologians about the Doctrine of God is to do with the language we use to talk about God.
We can end up with three types of language. Continue reading
Guest post -Sunday Night Church study from James Williams
How do you feel about the controversial sausage roll advert published recently by Greggs?