Category Archives: Transforming hatred of Sin

More on Christians dealing with porn

There’s a few posts on this blog about overcoming porn use and how the Christian press has been raising the issue of porn more openly and decisively in recent times. An American journalist, Anne Jackson, commented on my post on … Continue reading

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Christian co-worker accountability

Christian ministry can suffer from personality clashes and ego-trips and so this list of questions by Dr W.E. Sangster in “A Spiritual Check-up” is very useful for all Christian workers: Can I work with other people? – and can other … Continue reading

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Dr Sangster on taming the tongue

I’m an extrovert thinker, which can be a problem when my tongue is working ahead of my brain. I was on a diocesan training course last week and wonder why it is that when clergy get together, the problem of … Continue reading

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A spiritual home check-up

I have a little booklet called A Spiritual Check-up, by Dr W.E. Sangster, published by the Westminster Press in 1952. His section on Christians in the home is very sobering: What am I like at home? Do those who know … Continue reading

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How living faith lives

The Christian life is like a three course meal, but many Christians have only the starter and desert. Beginning with the cross, finding their past sins forgiven, many Christians then look forward to future glory, but miss the main course. … Continue reading

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The vicar’s wife and lads’ mags

There’s been little local storm brewing over at the Express and Star after they ran an article about the successful complaint by the vicar’s wife which led to lads’ mags at Asda being moved to the top shelf. I was … Continue reading

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What ever happened to the devil?

At a camp planning meeting a while ago, I suggested that the devil might go alongside a list of people who is thought to have control in the world. Gordon Brown, George Dubya Bush, Osama Bin Laden and the British … Continue reading

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