Don’t tell anyone, but at one point on Sunday I had four people from different households in my kitchen at the same time. I’m finding this phase of lockdown the hardest, mostly because I don’t really understand what the rules are trying to achieve.
The world is on fire. Everything we thought we could rely on is going up in smoke. This is painful, but it is also an opportunity to start afresh. What would that take?
Online church ‘attendance’ figures are soaring, Bible sales have increased by 55%, and Google searches for ‘prayer’ have skyrocketed. But God isn’t just a cosmic comfort-blanket; he wants to be the God of your whole life, not just your crisis.
The world is in a season of fear and anxiety that we haven’t seen for generations. Everything seems to be spiralling out of control. How can we combat our fears and be at peace in the midst of the storm? Is it even possible?
The Christian story tells us that because Adam ate the forbidden fruit, all of us are born sinful and separated from God. So why did God create forbidden fruit in the first place? Was he trying to trip us up?
It’s that time of the year again. The time when we look back and look forward and try to apply the lessons of the past to the plans for the future. Here’s one thing I’ve learned that could really transform your life in the coming year.
What if the things you think will make you happy are actually working against the possibility of you ever finding happiness?
From climate change and Brexit to the fear of being seen in public without makeup, there is much to be fearful about in the world today. Even the vast improvements in almost every area of global health, wealth and education do little to make us more hopeful. Is there anything that can help?
We like to think we’re so sophisticated these days – we’re enlightened, broad-minded people who don’t burn witches at the stake any more. Yet if anyone breaks our strict, constantly evolving moral code can they ever find a way back?
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