Category Archives: Obedience

A Guid New Year to Yin and Aw’

On this first day of the year, I should like to take this opportunity to wish everyone who reads this a Happy and Prosperous New Year.  I wish that this year of 2017 brings you the all that you need, … Continue reading

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Church Leadership – Do I Measure Up?

There are five biblical texts which look at the qualifications for a position of leadership in the church. They are Exodus 18:21-22, Acts 6:1-6, 1 Timothy 3:1-13, 2 Timothy 2:1-13, and Titus 1:5-9. Let us look at each of these … Continue reading

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Preaching the Word

I have just returned home from our morning service at church, and I really do not know whether to laugh or cry. I have no problem that the text for the sermon was Acts 11 vv 19 – 26, the … Continue reading

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The Christian on the Internet

I have been taking part in some discussions on the internet in what is generally known as the ‘manosphere’. This is a loose grouping of sites that include the men’s rights movement, pick-up artists and game, and complementarian marriage. There … Continue reading

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Christian duty to engage in civil disobedience

In the last week, the House of Commons has agreed to read for the third time a bill to bring into being in the UK same-sex marriage. In the same week, the Church of Scotland (The Kirk) has agreed that … Continue reading

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Another Fine Mess

In my work, I come into contact with a large number of self-employed builders, bricklayers, carpenters, roofers, kitchen fitters and plumbers. In a large number of cases, I am the only Christian contact they meet on a regular basis. I … Continue reading

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Editing the News

We all accept that we do not hear everything about everything, but why have we heard so little about the trial of Kermit Gosnell. A very disturbing post at Archbishop Cranmer’s blog says it far more eloquently than I. The … Continue reading

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