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Fridays with Fred: On Being Woke

As I write this post it is two weeks since the murder of George Floyd. But it is very possible that you are reading it months, even years, after that...

Philippians 3:15-16 Devotional

Philippians 3:15-16. All of us, then, who are mature should take such a view of things. And if on some point you think differently, that too God will make clear...

Philippians 3:12-14 Devotional

Philippians 3:12-14. Not that I have already obtained all this, or have already arrived at my goal, but I press on to take hold of that for which Christ Jesus...

Kings and Christian Leadership: Sin Brings Forth Death

This post will serve as the final installation in my series on the Old Testament book of Kings. The purpose throughout has been to apply King’s theology of leadership to...

Philippians 3:8-11 Devotional

Philippians 3:8-11. What is more, I consider everything a loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord, for whose sake I have lost all things. I...

Fridays with Fred: Sorry, Not Sorry

Few readers will be unfamiliar with the idiom, ‘it’s better to ask for forgiveness than to ask for permission.’ Of course, only the criminally insane would apply this expression to,...

In Defence Of Satire

In Between Two Worlds, John Stott defines satire as a literary device or tool that uncovers folly. It subversively exposes the fallen human condition, which tends to make us resist...

Philippians 3:7-8 Devotional

Philippians 3:7-8. But whatever were gains to me I now consider loss for the sake of Christ. 8 What is more, I consider everything a loss because of the surpassing...

Doodle: 3 Reasons Physical Books Are Better Than Digital Ones

Last week a friend returned a book I had lent her. As she handed it to me I noticed that despite buying it new, less than 2 years ago, the...