What kind of letter would Jesus write to you today?
Every year throws up new phrases by which we can remember it. 2016 was no exception and one contender for the best phrase is ‘fake news’. In a sense, there is nothing new about fake news, it’s just a media story that isn’t true and that happens a lot.
We should listen, speak and share with others in humble testimony and turn around when our path is blocked. This is the way of Jesus; the way of the cross. Any alien planning to visit Earth could take a
The social phenomenon of the pushy parent has received a lot of attention recently. Can ambition be sanctified and put in the service of God?
We all know pushy parents – the kind who are so intent on ensuring their children get on in life that they will stop at nothing to secure it. The Christmas circular letters newsletters of really successful pushy parents are dominated by tales of the latest successes of their off-spring:
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The risk of believing things which don't add up is to make truth prey to the most powerful, insistent or shameless. We assume truth has an inherent, durable power, but when human beings interpret it, they are subject to a whole range of pressures which influence their judgment. Truth is more fragile than it appears.
'Why the Truth is out of Fashion' in Faith in Culture.