In Revelation 10:1-11:14 we see that the church is given a prophetic witness to the church, a message which has power even over kings and nations. But has it lived up to that calling in the last 18 months?
Revelation 7: A fearless church…?
Fear has been one of the biggest factors over the past 18 months. Revelation 7 describes why we can be fearless even in the face of adversity. How does the church measure up to it? New podcast! As I mention in the video, the videos are now available also as a podcast if you would […]
Finding Rest – summer reflection
If you’re anything like me, it’s been difficult to find rest over the last few months. In this video we look at where we can find rest this summer. Links Rejoice & Tremble book review The Mind Renewed podcast
The four horsemen of the apocalypse – Revelation 6
This passage is the origin of the “four horsemen of the apocalypse”. But what does it actually mean?
Revelation 5 – who can make sense of it all?
In this part of Revelation, we find out the identity of the only one who can make sense of human history. What’s it all about?
Are vaccine passports the Mark of the Beast?
Over the last couple of weeks I’ve heard a few times people making the comparison between vaccine passports and the Mark of the Beast. Is it appropriate to draw that comparison? In this video I look at the mark of the beast from the book of Revelation and how it relates to what’s happening with […]
Covid and Biblical Principles: Truth
In my previous post I looked at the Biblical principles of safety. In this post we’re going to look at another principle which is very relevant to the current situation: truth. I want to outline a few Biblical principles for truth, and then if there’s space at the end talk a little about how we’re […]
Covid and Biblical Principles: Safety
Over the last few months, I’ve seen a lot of talk about safety. It’s important to keep everybody safe. We especially need to keep those in vulnerable groups safe. But not many people have been thinking about what safety actually is, or putting it in context. I thought it might be helpful to think a […]
Laura Bates, teenage boys and misogyny
Earlier on I read an interesting interview with Laura Bates, the founder of the Everyday Sexism website. (The interview itself is behind a paywall but you can register with the Times to get free access to a limited number of articles per month). The interview itself is pretty shocking: What I do not recognise from […]
What’s wrong with mediums?
I’ve noticed that a lot of people where I live are into mediums. The local community centre runs a regular (or semi-regular) night with a medium coming in. Not long ago I saw a ‘psychic fair’ being advertised. I’ve seen friends on Facebook keen to have palm readings and other things – some of whom […]