But Why? Guest Post

By June 3, 2013 Blog

Guest Post from Glen on the story of Job: So here’s the story: Job loses his wealth, his health and his family in a series of extraordinary calamities. The reader is aware – though Job is not – that the whole thing began in heaven with a kind of wager between the LORD and Satan. The LORD is proud of His servant Job and so permits truly diabolical attacks which He knows Job will endure. But the suffering is intense. …Read More

I’m A Christian: Get Me Outta Here

By October 8, 2012 Blog

What’s God up to when things are difficult? What happens when I pray and He doesn’t answer the way I want? In Sunday school recently, we were looking at the story of Shadrach, Meshach and Abendybobby, (ok Abednego) from Daniel 3. The king tells them that unless they worship a false god, he’s chucking them into a furnace. Here’s what they reply: “King Nebuchadnezzar, we do not need to defend ourselves before you in this matter. If we are thrown …Read More

Two kinds of anger

By July 25, 2011 Blog

Still trying to take in the news from the last few days.  Two people.  Both of whom have left their mark on history– but for very different reasons. A twenty-seven year old girl. Beautiful, talented, insecure. A well-documented battle with drink, drugs, self-harm. Dead – possibly at her own hands. A thirty-two year old man.  Good-looking, passionate, bright. An ‘ordinary guy’. A murderer who has blown up and shot nearly 100 people. What do we know of these people? With …Read More