How is giving people books they don’t really understand fulfiling our pastoral responsibility?

Yesterday, I wrote about making theology accessible. A lot of people seem to want to do that but seem to have a very different understanding

What does a Christian need to grow?

We all have so many ideas about what we need to grow. Conferences abound – they’re good aren’t they? – and there are all the

Guest post: Responding well to pointed application

This is a guest post by James Inman, a member at Oldham Bethel Church currently undertaking the North West Partnership Training Course. It was written

The gnosticism of legalism

When legalism rears its head, gnosticism is usually lurking around somewhere. There is a strong dualistic tendency that very often paints ‘spiritual’ things as good

Maturity changes our desires

Growing up, I used to hate coffee. I thought it was nasty, bitter and altogether unpleasant. So I never drank it. Fast forward 20 years,

If you don’t build with (spiritual) kids, you won’t build anything at all

Want a classic throwback to somebody saying something that later proved to be utterly wrong? Of course you do. And who doesn’t enjoy listening to

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