What is the value in spiritual disciplines such as daily prayer, Bible reading, fasting, meditation, voluntary poverty? Should Christians make an effort to be involved in these? When Melbourne’s Archbishop preached at Ridley chapel recently, he suggested that spiritual disciplines are a good replacement for suffering, which we in the […]
Keith Green (official/Wikipedia) had been a child popstar in the 60s before he missed his big break and went a bit AWOL. Then God busted in. In the few years of ministry he shared with his family before his tragic death in 1982, aged 28, he churned out some awesome […]
The sub-headings are from Rock of Ages, a classic hymn and one of my favourites. Not the labour of my hands Every leader is guilty of shameful thoughts, disgusting habits, perverse ambitions and foul behaviour. But what do you do when people are looking up to you as an example? […]
This is the background for my sister-in-law Stephanie’s prayer letters as she heads to Afghanistan on a short-term mission trip. The skyline is the Herat mosque; the patterns are from its walls.
Just in: more useful stuff from the Theology Network. Three Two reasons why we don’t read the Bible: We don’t have time We think the Bible is about us We think Bible reading is for God’s benefit. Read and be liberated!
Ridley had Prayer Week a few weeks back. Here’s something I put together — I hope you find it useful!
We went to see ‘Monsters vs. Aliens’ tonight, killing time more than anything else but I was struck by the feminist themes apparent in the film. And this was old school – no third wave apparent here! *Contains spoilers!*