I will not lower the standard of the Bible to my level of experience.

Bill Johnson

Words of Wisdom

Maintaining faith

Maintaining faith

Dan Boyle

“I have a lot of faith. But I am also afraid a lot, and have no real certainty about anything. I remembered something Father Tom had told me--that the opposite of faith is not doubt, but certainty. Certainty is missing the point entirely. Faith includes noticing the mess, the emptiness and discomfort, and letting it be there until some light returns.

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Resources

The Six Stages of Faith

The Six Stages of Faith

Jacqui Catcheside

Questioning? Wrestling with doubts? Feeling confused? The following chart may put things into perspective. It is a very helpful resource from Martin Scott outlining the stages of faith and doubt suggested by people like Reverend James Fowler and other research

Approaches to the Bible (Questionnaire)

Approaches to the Bible (Questionnaire)

Dan Boyle

What do you believe? Here is an interesting survey (posted below) that is looking at how we view our approaches to the Bible. The author of the study asks users to help by answering questions such as: 'How do you think m

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Books

God Is Not Mad At You

God Is Not Mad At You

Joyce Meyer

When Joyce Meyer posted 'God's not mad at you' on Facebook, she didn't realise that those five words would trigger thousands of posts of gratitude and relief. She had obviously hit a nerve.  'Where does this concept of God come from?' she asks in the introduction. 'Perhaps from an angry parent who was difficult to please. Or the pain of re...

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