A doctrinally tricky position

According to the Guardian, Pope Francis has stated that atheists have also been redeemed by Jesus. The Pope recounted a question from a Catholic, who asked

Preaching and applying narrative

Graham Goldsworthy, in Gospel and Kingdom, rightly warned away from mining the narratives of scripture for moral lessons. Nevertheless, on this approach, how do we

When logical actions are culturally defined and appear absurdly illogical

I was recently given a copy of The Briefing which contained an article on the Islamic protests against a film, made in the USA, which depicted

Media silence lifted now Gosnell found guilty of murder

Now that Dr Kermit Gosnell has been found guilty of murder, the media silence surrounding this case has been lifted and the story is beginning

Why should we bother with prayer?

If prayer is merely ‘talking to God’, what are we hoping to communicate to Him that he doesn’t already know? If God has a pre-ordained

Must I have a heart for particular people before I can reach them?

It is a common enough objection to engaging in evangelistic outreach, ‘I don’t really have a heart for that’ or ‘that’s not where my heart

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