Christ tells us to repent of our sins, but why?
When all the people were being baptised, Jesus was baptised too. And as he was praying, heaven was opened and the Holy Spirit descended on him in bodily form like a dove. And a voice came from heaven: ‘You are my Son, whom I love; with you I am well pleased.’— Luke 3v21-22 The feast of theContinue reading “Epiphany: Baptism Reveals the Son(s) of God”
Fears in Heaven: will we be able to sin and end up back in the same mess as the first time? I attempt to answer an FAQ.
Should the sermon or the Lord’s Supper be the focal point of the Sunday meeting? Yes.
This is a multiple choice question, but what should the choices be?
a) adults, b) babies; or a) us, b) other people?
Scripture and Tradition are sometimes thought of by evangelicals as two opposing authorities, but how might we try to read them together to work out what the apostles taught? Here, I take a stab at offering some principles, with worked examples, for understanding Scripture and Tradition together.
Just as Christ fulfils the offices of prophet, priest, and kings, so his body, the church continues his prophetic, priestly, and kingly work in the world.
Many say that we have to pay first attention to the original audience and the human author to understand the Scriptures. But who are they, anyway? And does that audience relate to the events that they were reading about in Scripture?
The Church of England’s Evangelical Council released a video of sexuality. What might it have missed?
Gay marriage is an aftershock: the real shift in the Church of England’s theology of marriage has already happened.