The lure of the quiet life

So often, much of what we do is driven less by gospel priorities and more by the idol of comfort. Far from prioritising the things

gods in the public square

Jonathan Leeman, in Political Church, lays out his stall in the opening preface. This is is part of his excellent opening: We often rest the case

Clickbait: a metaphor for idolatry

There is little online I despise quite as much as clickbait. Even if you don’t know what clickbait is, you will have inevitably encountered it.

If we say we most love Jesus…

It cannot be that there is a high appreciation of Jesus and a totally silent tongue about him – C.H. Spurgeon I was recently reminded

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.

On idols

Some time ago, I posted here regarding the difference between the first and second commandments. I argued that idolatry is best understood as anything that changes,

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