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It Is Not Enough To Be 'Bible Believing'

Two weeks back I finished off my series exploring how Christians ought to think about the Sabbath commandment. In the final post I shared some reflections from 1 Thessalonians 1...

The Pastor's Wife: Marriage And Ministry

A few weeks back I wrote an article on the pastor’s wife. In it I made two very simple points. The first criticised the unbiblical emphasis that is often placed...

The Sabbath in 1 Thessalonians And Acts 17

Last year I presented a short homily on 1 Thessalonians 1:1-10. Chances are if you’ve ever heard a sermon or study on 1 Thessalonians then you’re aware that some of...

The Word Of Faith And The Power Of Words

In 2017 I preached on what is widely known as the word of faith movement. Though many more names could be added to this list, the most popular advocates for...

Mixed-Sex Friendships: Tackling The Charge Of Perceptions

Many years ago I wrote an article advocating for mixed-sex friendships between Christians—that is, intimate and spiritual friendship between men and women. At the same time another article, from a...

The Pastor's Wife

I was tempted to post an article titled: What Does The Bible Say About The Pastor’s Wife? The body of that article would have contained just one word: ‘Nothing.’ Of...

Must Married Christians "Multiply" By Having Children?

Many moons ago I set out to explain the decision my wife and I made to not have any children. I wrote a loose series of posts on the topic...

Hebrews 4:9 And The Sabbath

One of the occupation hazards of biblical studies is that proof texts are inevitably seen for what they are: unconvincing. Throughout 2020 I worked on my Masters dissertation, focusing on...

Should Christians Observe Lent? An Argument For Fasting

Over the past few years I have been increasingly drawn to the role catechising should play in both the corporate life of the church as well as individual believers. But...