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Doodle: Tyler Durden On Mental Health

That we are facing unprecedented levels of loneliness and anxiety—among other significant mental health crises—has been well documented. And while we aren’t wrong to identify living through a pandemic as...

Watch Yourselves

Recently I wrote an article calling on Christians to invest their attention more carefully. Beyond simply budgeting a finite resource, I argued that “how we invest our attention pays dividends...

5 Reasons to Celebrate Communion Every Sunday

Before joining the Presbyterian church where my wife and I are presently members, I had only ever belonged to churches across a few denominations that celebrated Communion—or the Lord’s Supper—once...

What Trinitarian Analogies Teach Us About Ourselves

At Hope City Presbyterian we’re teaching through the Westminster Shorter Catechism (WSC). Earlier this year I taught questions 5-6, on the Trinity. Starting here, I hope to develop my teaching...

Be Careful How Your Spend Your Attention

In September I posted an article on The Rise and Fall of Mars Hill, a very popular podcast. My intention wasn’t to engage with the content of the show but...

The Power of Story to Form Community: Reading Together

Last year I formed a reading group that meets on Zoom to discuss literature. Initially our plan was to read Lord Of The Rings through hard lockdown. But towards the...

"The Heart Is Deceitful," But That Doesn't Mean Feelings Are

Many years ago a friend asked this question on social media: “Why is our church so suspicious, and regularly dismissive, of feelings?” It didn’t take long for a mutual friend...

Would You Watch Porn If The Plots Were Better?

Would you watch porn if the plots were better? That probably sounds like a silly question to most readers. For few people pretend to watch porn for its rich characterisation,...

The Rise Of Self-Righteous Resentment

Like many Christians of a similar vintage as myself, I’ve hugely appreciated Mike Cosper’s well-researched and exceptionally evenhanded Rise and Fall of Mars Hill. It is a podcast series documenting...