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Could Jesus have chosen not to die on the cross?

At our small groups at Holy Trinity we are working through a stimulating study guide called Finding Christ in the Old Testament [CFP, Inversness, 2002]. One question raised this week by a group was “could Jesus have chosen not to … Continue reading

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Russell Brand’s rebranding?

Russell Brand is interviewed in last week’s Big Issue. He talks about his married life to, as the interviewer describes her, “the Barbie-faced singer Katy Perry, whose Christian evangelical upbringing, day-glo wardrobe and teen following makes them an unlikely couple.”  … Continue reading

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Theological meditation of my six year old

As my nearly seven year old son, the joker, and I chatted last night about matters of faith and salvation he said: Dad I know why God made snow white. It’s so that we can remember that although our hearts … Continue reading

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A Christmas Cracker – new kids’ service

Back in the harness after a busy Christmas season and week of rest. One of the highlights of the last two weeks, for me, was a new 4:30pm Christmas Eve service for kids which we called “A Christmas cracker”.  Everyone … Continue reading

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It is a thing most wonderful

On Sunday evening, the first Sunday of advent, I preached Romans 5:8-9 on the undeserved kindness of God in Christ. God has shown his love to us Jesus did something wonderful by dying for us We did nothing to deserve … Continue reading

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