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“For those who feel their lives are a grave disappointment to God, it requires enormous trust and reckless, raging confidence to accept that the love of Jesus Christ knows no shadow of alteration or change. When Jesus said, “Come to me, all you who labour and are heavy burdened,” He assumed we would grow weary, […]


I was chosen by God, Not because of any good thing I have done. I have a robe and a ring. I’m a son. Not because I deserved it. Or, had enough means to earn it. Or, could read enough books to confirm it From the beginning he’s been wooing me, Pursuing me, Winning me. […]


“To learn to see the world and ourselves through the eyes of the gospel makes the world profoundly comic. Put differently, if you are a Christian, you have nothing to lose, so you might as well tell the truth.” Stanley Hauerwas, Hannah’s Child


Truth or Gospel? This is the battleground of our faith. In truth, I long for certainty, to be right, to be in control, and all religions doctrines, theology and ‘biblical’ assurances seem to sate these desires. Yet it leaves me hidden and doesn’t heal the wounds that I carry so deeply. Yet the Gospel offers […]

Keller & identity

Tim Keller’s Every Good Endeavour is a book which details just how the gospel is able to transform our work lives. Through the gospel we no longer need to work for an identity (which will always leave us insecure) but from an identity, given to us in the fullness of Jesus Christ. Accepted by God, […]

looking for what?

genius from the timeless voice of C. S. Lewis. “If you look for truth, you may find comfort in the end; if you look for comfort, you will not get either comfort or truth, only soft soap and wishful thinking to begin, and in the end, despair.”

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