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5 Reasons to Read: The Myth of the Non-Christian

5 Reasons to Read: The Myth of the Non-Christian

I recently got a review copy (from Netgalley) of The Myth of the Non-Christian by Luke Cawley. Here is a short blurb from Goodreads: “There’s no such thing as a non-Christian. Somebody might self-identify as spiritual but not religious. Or they might be a practicing […]

Mary, Humanity & Humility

Mary, Humanity & Humility

Christmas is a time of waiting, remembering and rejoicing. The Father sends us the most precious gift of all. His Son. I have been thinking about this a lot. Mary, babies, humanity and humility. I guess more so recently as I wait for our child […]

Thoughts on contextualisation | Part 2

Thoughts on contextualisation | Part 2

  Read Part 1 here. 1.Going to the places of worship in the city. It might be surprising to think of there being places to worship in our city, especially as our culture bends towards secularism. Yet people still worship and create things to worship, […]

Thoughts on Contextualisation | Part 1

Thoughts on Contextualisation | Part 1

In Barbara Kingsolver’s book, the Poisonwood Bible, we meet a missionary family that has recently moved to Africa to preach the Gospel. This family comes with a strict southern Baptist father, Nathan, who aims to plant a church and convert the African people. What is […]

Collection of Webs | 1

Collection of Webs | 1

I thought I would resurrect this to share with you some of things I have been reading/watching and listening to! Watching & Listening: Nerdwriter over on youtube does very cool short videos on various topics. One that I have enjoyed recently is his video on […]

5 Reasons to Read: A Wilderness of Mirrors

5 Reasons to Read: A Wilderness of Mirrors

Recently I was given a review copy of Mark Meynell’s new book: A wilderness of mirrors. Overall I found this book a rich and insightful read. Here are 5 reasons why: 1. A deep look at culture – Mark Meynell invites us to take a […]

Blue Jasmine & the Delusion of the Matrix

Blue Jasmine & the Delusion of the Matrix

“It’s just an accident that we happen to be on earth, enjoying our silly little moments, distracting ourselves as often as possible so we don’t have to really face up to the fact that we’re just temporary people. You can distract yourself a billion different […]

Dr Foster & the Game of Hide and Seek

Dr Foster & the Game of Hide and Seek

  There was this moment in the TV series “Dr Foster” that caught my attention. It mostly caught my attention because that same scene was played on Gogglebox so that we could see the reactions of some of the people watching. And I found it […]

What Captures your Imagination?

What Captures your Imagination?

In Mere Christianity, C.S.Lewis makes an interesting point about faith: “I was assuming that if the human mind once accepts a thing as true it will automatically go on regarding it as true, until some real reason for reconsidering it turns up. In fact, I […]

5 Reasons to Read ‘Planet Narnia’

5 Reasons to Read ‘Planet Narnia’

I have just recently finished reading Planet Narnia: The Seven Heavens in the Imagination of C. S. Lewis by Michael Ward that came out quite a few years ago. I first heard of this book through the BBC documentary on the Narnia Code and then […]