Christmas is important. But Easter is decisive.

Arsene Wenger

Words of Wisdom

But...God

But...God

Nicky Gumbel

Two of the greatest words in the bible are: 'But... God' (Ephesians 2:4). The rescue came by God's initiative because he loves us so much. It was a result of 'his great love'. From the first page of the bible to the last the message is that 'God loves you'. The rescue -- the crucifixion of Christ -- arose out of God's mercy. He is 'rich in merc...

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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

An Other Kingdom: Departing the Consumer Culture

An Other Kingdom: Departing the Consumer Culture

Walter Brueggemann

Our seduction into beliefs in competition, scarcity, and acquisition are producing too many casualties. We need to depart a kingdom that creates isolation, polarized debate, an exhausted planet, and violence that comes with the will to empire.