God, Utilitarianism & Deontological Ethics

I have been struck by two interesting (almost certainly not original) thoughts. The first is clear and obvious: God’s law exists for our benefit. Though

How do you sell God in the 21st Century? More Heaven; less Hell

I came across this article in today’s Guardian online. The piece recounts a conservative Evangelical journey away from their faith. It outlines the story of

3 things my 1 year old son has taught me about God

This last week, on the 13th November, my son turned 1. During this time, I have learnt an enormous amount – far more than during

On the "stand up and greet time"

Thom Rainer recently produced a post on the top ten ways to drive guests from your church. He followed this up with a post here,

Do we need to fear Halloween? Three things to consider

There is an awful lot of superstition and nonsense surrounding Halloween. At this time of year, Christians are wont to get worked up and fearful.

Six reasons to pursue fellowship, community and hospitality

Yesterday, I posted here on the cost of community, hospitality and fellowship. It’s important we understand what true fellowship, real community and genuine hospitality look

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