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Praying for your Church with Joy

The book of Philippians opens with a lovely greeting and prayer for the church, as we see in so many of Paul’s other letters. But there is one word which this...

The Holy Spirit's Ministry and Jesus' Humanity

  If you share a similar Christian tradition to me then I am sure you that have heard comments akin to these about the Holy Spirit, “He is the shy...

The Pharisees According to Jesus

Last year I wrote a three part series on the Pharisees, prompted by my frustration at how the Pharisees are often portrayed in teaching and writing. My appeal throughout the...

Doodle: Pharisees versus Prophets

Being passionate about literature I often attempt to pull threads of thought through multiple works. I realise that occasionally the result of this is that my writing resembles little more...

Complex Pharisees: Literature and History

One of the first sermons I can remember hearing as a young Christian, possibly even as an unbeliever, was an exposition of Luke 18:9-14, where Luke recounts a stinging parable...

For the Illumined Mind

There is a special breed of Christian, well at least in my opinion, who were brought to life from a state that appeared quite alive to begin with; those people...