Did you play a wrong chord?

I play the guitar and use it in the worship team at our church. From time to time I make a hash-up of the chords and play a glaringly wrong chord.When I was learning to play the guitar, any mistake I made completely derailed me, I’d stop and pause and start again from...

A new way of dealing with anger

“You have heard that it was said to those of old, ‘You shall not murder; and whoever murders will be liable to judgment. ’ But I say to you that everyone who is angry with his brother will be liable to judgment; whoever insults his brother will be liable to the...

Be careful how you blow your trumpet

Before I start, I want to say that this post is intended to be about how we handle Scripture and in particular how we handle the Old Testament laws we find in the Pentateuch. It is NOT politically motivated, though it is about politics, and I am making NO comment...

All News is Propaganda

I have recently been reading some reports from the Middle East about the brutal persecution and martyrdom of hundreds (if not thousands) of Christians by ISIS including those from a Muslim background. Despite the massive news coverage of the events in the Middle East...

Worshipping with Unbelievers

When I was a young man in my early 20s, I was involved in a worship team where the guitarist was not a believer although he was the husband of one of our members (the church only had 12 members!), he was resistant to the gospel, and would openly admit that he had no...

False Tooth

A couple of months ago I had an argument with my car door in the wind and lost. The result was that one of my front incisors is now no more and there is a large gap in m,y teeth right at the front of my mouth. Dental work in the UK is not cheap to say the least...