The Internet, Amputation, and Worship

Like everyone in the UK currently I have spent the last few weeks in lockdown. Whilst it’s far from ideal it is a time of real blessing because I am spending so much more time with my family. Life has gotten smaller, more cohesive, and more community-minded. We leave gifts with our neighbours and exchange … Continue reading The Internet, Amputation, and Worship

Getting to grips with the Book of Common Prayer

I have to catch myself sometimes, I never thought I'd be this kind of Christian. Even a couple of years ago I was a fairly generic brand of miscellaneous evangelical. I'm still trying to work through what I think and where its leading me, part of this is getting my head round the challenge and … Continue reading Getting to grips with the Book of Common Prayer

Towards a ‘Catholic’ understanding of the miraculous

The human longing that gave birth to the Pentecostal movement is not bad in itself. The fundamental and basic hunger that is addressed by Pentecostalism is a desire for intimacy with the Uncreated God. This is good and God-given. We were meant for intimacy with the Divine. But the theological poverty that was the atmosphere … Continue reading Towards a ‘Catholic’ understanding of the miraculous