Relational versus Functional approaches to the Bible, Theology, and God

I often feel that these thoughts I have ought to be properly expanded in a much more formal way but this is going to have to remain a ‘thought’ for now, and we could even throw it open for feedback. Reflecting as I have been on the various arguments that often run to and fro … More Relational versus Functional approaches to the Bible, Theology, and God

The rapture, eschatology, and why we don’t talk about it so much

The world ended, recently. Well, it was supposed to, anyway. In fact if you hadn’t heard, you must have had your head buried in the sand a couple of weeks ago, when secular and religious media agencies splashed the news around that 89-year-old Harold Camping in the States had proclaimed that May 21st 2011 was … More The rapture, eschatology, and why we don’t talk about it so much

What is the gospel?

What is the gospel? Take your average Christian out of the average evangelical church in the nation today (I don’t suppose the non-evangelical ones would be too bothered about being kept out of the way for this one) and they might say something like: the good news of Jesus Christ; the story of Jesus’ life; … More What is the gospel?

We’re not people of the night time…we’re people of the DAYTIME!

Take a look at this deeply theological video: If you haven’t seen that before, well you have now, and you’re in great danger of incessantly hearing ‘night time…DAYTIME!’ in your head. Sorry about that. Anyway, Walk on the Wild Side has been on again recently, and this cheerful bird has been gracing the screen…reminding us … More We’re not people of the night time…we’re people of the DAYTIME!