Have you got a funeral plan?

Have you got a funeral plan?

Adverts for funeral plans and wills seem at the moment to be all over the place. There is a lot of money being spent encouraging people in their golden years to prepare for their death. Make sure your affairs are in order, they say. Make sure that your funeral is...

Compromise is not a Christian virtue

“Let’s compromise on this” Sounds so reasonable doesn’t it? Christian even. But I have been pondering what compromise is, what drives it and what God thinks about it. According to the dictionary, in the context I am thinking about, compromise is defined as “a...

Don’t blame the church

I have seen a lot of posts recently about how the church is failing young people. It is mostly implied, but sometimes stated explicitly that the reason so many young people are falling away from the faith (and, by implication, the church) is entirely down to the...

God of the Gaps?

Many of the atheists I know, think Christians believe some version of “in the beginning God created everything science can’t explain”. In other words, we shove God into the ‘gaps’—the things we cannot explain. Many, if not most, of the Christians I know think this is...

Always Be Prepared …

I used to really get anxious that I wouldn’t be able to answer people’s questions. My experience is that far more frequently I don’t even get the opportunity. More often than not, people back off, change the subject, or otherwise take steps to shut down the...