Tag Archives: Bible

Restoring Preaching

Every day, at exactly the same time, Margaret would go to the bathroom cabinet, open it, and take out a huge bottle of castor oil. Then she would head to the kitchen to get a tablespoon. At the sound of the drawer opening and the silverware rattling, Patches, her Yorkshire terrier, would run and hide […]

A Chapter Break

Does anyone know who the UK’s best selling author of the 1990’s was? It is, of course, Terry Pratchett. He also happens to be one of my favourite authors, especially his Discworld series. There is, however a slight problem, with the books in this series. There are no chapter breaks. The writing just goes on […]

Bible Sunday 2015

Every year we go to New Wine, a great big Christian conference/holiday. One of the things about that type of event is that you have the opportunity to get some in depth Bible teaching. One year, there was something about the way the guy doing the Bible teaching held his Bible that really hit me. […]

Why read the Bible?

Why read the Bible? Well, there are lots of levels of reasons for all kinds of things that we do, and it’s just the same for reading the Bible, and I think that the part of Paul’s letter to Timothy we’ve heard read this afternoon can help us to think about some of these levels. […]

What is the Bible?

Over the next few months we’re going to be thinking about the Bible. Between now and Christmas we will look at the questions: What is the Bible? Why do we read the Bible? How do we read the Bible? This afternoon we’re starting with “What is the Bible”. Andrew has already started us off down […]

That I may hear

Today’s reading is from the account of Jesus’ life written by John. In the first half of his book, John shares some of Jesus’ teaching and the miraculous signs that he did to show that he was the Son of God. In the second half of his book, John shares in detail the things that […]

The Bible

We went to New Wine, a great big Christian conference/holiday a couple of weeks ago. One of the things about that type of event is that you have the opportunity to get some in depth Bible teaching. Every morning we’d take the kids to their groups and head along to the Big Top for worship […]