Four reasons why this is a Good Friday?

You don’t have to search very far to find somebody whinging about how they hate the name Good Friday. Jesus died, they insist. Death isn’t

Monthly afternoon service: Penal substitution

We held our monthly afternoon service this past Sunday. We have intentionally tried to make them different to the morning service. Our usual format is

Couldn’t God just forgive our sin without the cross?

At our regular Muslim-Christian dialogue evenings, one of the things we have been asked (more than once) is why God couldn’t forgive our sin without

If you only had 30 minutes with a person, what would you say?

Bela Bartok’s famous last words are poignant and full of pathos: The sad thing is that I leave with so much to say. Bartok left

Does Evangelical theology inculcate abuse Pt II: is penal substitution to blame?

Five days ago, Giles Fraser argued that the current abuse scandal surrounding the Church of England can be reasonably considered to be the fault of