Christ tells us to repent of our sins, but why?
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Why Jesus Doesn’t Care for Fundraising
Why didn’t Jesus ever tell people to sell all they have and give the money to him? What a missed opportunity.
Blessed are the Poor in Social Capital
Gossip is a currency, and blessed are the poor.
Taking It Personally: Three Simple Tips for Keeping Faith Focussed on Jesus
‘For no matter how many promises God has made, they are ‘Yes’ in Christ.’— 2 Corinthians 1:20 If you wanted to know what my top priority in thinking about God, Christ, discipleship, and theology is, I think I would say it is keeping it all personal. Maybe it’s because I know that I’m quickly and easilyContinue reading “Taking It Personally: Three Simple Tips for Keeping Faith Focussed on Jesus”
Another Angle on Self-Control
Self-control is not just about learning not to be controlled by our desires, it is also about learning not to allow ourselves to be controlled by other people.
Acts of Obedience are Acts of Faith
A short post about a short man: lessons from the obedience of St John the Dwarf.
St Paul’s Guide to Self-Conscious Humility
Some say being humble means never saying anything good about yourself. Some say it means you never say anything about yourself at all. St Paul consistently breaks both those rules. What gives?
What Genre is my Testimony: Rom-Com or Epic?
Who’s directing your life story? And what sort of story will they tell?
God is a Perfecter, Not a Perfectionist
Maybe God’s standards are both higher and lower than you think.
The Pleasures and Benefits of Christian Fasting
What does the stomach have to do with the soul? 6 reasons for fasting.