So, it’s New Years 2020. I’m kind of amazed at how quickly time flies, and even as I say that, I have a slight grimace on my face. I remember saying many years ago (back when the end of high school seemed like it was so far in the future) that that couldn’t be the … Continue reading High Resolution
One of my friends posted an article on Christians and homosexuality on his facebook page, and then asked for thoughtful response. I am going to attempt that here (the jury's out on whether or not I've succeeded), but given the length involved, it wasn’t an easy task, so I’m putting it on my website, so … Continue reading A response to an article on facebook.
When I was much younger and only beginning to really explore the Christian faith, I remember creating an abridged version of the Anglican Book of Common Prayer. Strongly reformed, even the 1962 Canadian version of the standard prayer book for Anglicans bore strong overtones of the reformation that gave voice to the original prayer books … Continue reading Scandalous Mercy (wherein is expounded the difference between unmerited favour and favour despite evil; how one is a greater scandal to my self-righteousness)
With me facing ordination this Sunday, I wanted to make available to any who were interested, what it is I claim to believe. With that in mind, here is my statement of faith. Statement of Faith
I know it's strange to say this: but I really don’t like how some people are nice to me in traffic. It isn’t everything nice that people do, but today when I was trying to turn left from a busy street into a bookstore parking lot in the city I live in, someone on the … Continue reading Hearts in the Right Place?
In my last post, I talked about how I now believe that Paul’s view of the Christian mind, as shown in Romans 12:1-3 is a fundamental alteration in the way a Christian processes their world and their place in it. It isn’t simply that we exchange a “worldly” set of opinions for a “Christian” one.From … Continue reading Evangelism as showing Christ to be Glorious
I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is … Continue reading The good mental OS