Category: theology

  • The Reformers and the Knowledge Economy

    The Reformers and the Knowledge Economy

    Reformation Day can be both a help and a hindrance in ministry in the 21st century. If our adherence to its truths and our interest in its main figures begins and ends with a nostalgic harking back to a bygone age, or an anachronistic copy and paste of certain mannerisms and quirks of Luther or…

  • A Certain Sound through Theology

    A Certain Sound through Theology

    Earlier this week I posted about the danger of abdicating our responsibility to speak clearly to our world about God. The call there was to recognise the reality that we sometimes speak in muffled tones, that our meaning can be lost and our edge can be dulled. The motives for this inclination in our hearts…

  • Preaching to the Extinction Rebellion

    Preaching to the Extinction Rebellion

    Our world is shuddering awake to the alarm bell of climate change, to the potential for an uninhabitable earth, to the prospect of mass climate migration, and to the heartache and hardship that awaits the human race in the next century. This is no lightly held opinion, but deep and dogmatic belief which has science…

  • For whom did Christ rise?

    For whom did Christ rise?

    As the approach to Good Friday reaches its final sections, and Christians around the world prepare to amplify the resurrection of Christ which drives their hope every day, a question has been orbiting my meditation on the death and victory of Jesus which I have found difficult to dismiss. As a Christian with Reformed convictions…