http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fUyqa0escpU My spirit looks to God alone,My rock and refuge is His throne.In all my fears, in all my straits,My soul on His salvation waits. Trust Him ye saints in all your ways,Pour out your hearts before His face;When helpers fail, and foes invade,God is our all-sufficient aid.
I don’t know how appropriate this is but with my recent reflections I’ve been wrestling with some of the cognitive dissonances I’ve been feeling about my place in the Church. Becoming a Father has raised a lot for me and prompted me to examine what I believe on a range of issues. I've also been … Continue reading What I have changed, what I retain, what I wish for more in practice
I recently read David Robertson's review of Leonard Cohen's latest album 'You want it darker' in which he states the record to be the "best Christian album by a non-Christian I have heard." Views on the record itself aside it made me think on the state of Christian music and art. Christians themselves have the potential … Continue reading Thoughts on music in church
For the vast majority of individuals attending church their theological education comes from a number of places. The Church they attend plays a role in the forms of sermons they hear, songs they sing, words they pray and small groups they attend. Increasingly however we look to any number of various books we're recommended or the … Continue reading Free trade and the democratisation of theology