When Your Sea Doesn't Part 1 2

When Your Sea Doesn’t Part

We’ve all heard these things preached…some of us have preached them ourselves. “When you are caught between the Red Sea and an army, have faith and God will part the sea!” When we’re waiting...

The Golden Rule of Self-Care: Cash 3 6

The Golden Rule of Self-Care: Cash

Self-care is vital to mental health and mental health recovery. Self-care can be overlooked when we are suffering from depression or experiencing other mental illness symptoms. Some Christians believe that when Jesus said “deny...

Linkathon! 5 0

Linkathon!

Living into Easter joy… Israel Folau, unlikely martyr… Giving up the stage… MacArthur on scripture… Puritans drank beer, loved sex, and didn’t burn witches… It’s spring, sort of… Theology of the future… Anticipating “Avengers:Endgame”...

They Will Know Us By Our... 7 15

They Will Know Us By Our…

Over the weekend the fundamentalists among us had a field day informing us again who is fit to enter heaven. After the bombings in Sri Lanka some Reformed Baptists let us know that while...

Things I Think 8 22

Things I Think

1. For those unaware, I’m a life long hockey fan. When I was a kid the team I loved to hate was the Philadelphia Flyers…”The Broad Street Bullies”. They were a mean, rough and...

Context, Content and Identity: Duane W.H. Arnold, PhD 10 18

Context, Content and Identity: Duane W.H. Arnold, PhD

Context, Content and Identity I recently wrote a piece on “Contextual Missiology”.  The article ended with this statement – “Let’s be ‘missional’.  Let’s be ‘contextual’.  First, however, let’s know who we are.”  “Let’s know...

Prayer & Praise 12 5

Prayer & Praise

O God, who for our redemption gave your only-begotten Son to the death of the cross, and by his glorious resurrection delivered us from the power of our enemy: Grant us so to die...

TGIF 14 5

TGIF

Every night the ancient cat pulls herself up on to my bed with great difficulty. It takes some time for her and the effort is painful.     She comes straight up the comforter...

Reckoning With Rumination: Cash 18 11

Reckoning With Rumination: Cash

Anxiety and depression often share a particular habit known as rumination. To ruminate means to go over in the mind repeatedly and often casually or slowly certain thoughts in which you compulsively remind yourself...