Category: Life-Ecstatic (Faith)

Probably the Best Poster Thingie on Atheism vs Theism

January 26, 2012 0 min to read

Probably the Best Poster Thingie on Atheism vs Theism

Category : Apologetics, Atheism, Life-Ecstatic (Faith), Worldview & Culture

Probably the best poster thingie on Atheism vs Theism that I’ve seen. It&#...

When Your Job Sucks: The Doctrine of Vocation pt 2 – No Day is a Waste

January 12, 2012 5 min to read

When Your Job Sucks: The Doctrine of Vocation pt 2 – No Day is a Waste

Category : Blogs (Faith), Life, Life-Ecstatic (Faith)

In the first part of this series I introduced the Doctrine of Vocation – the ...

When Your Job Sucks: The Doctrine of Vocation, Pt 1

January 11, 2012 3 min to read

When Your Job Sucks: The Doctrine of Vocation, Pt 1

Category : Blogs (Faith), Life, Life-Ecstatic (Faith)

(Read part two of this series here.) For many (or most) of us, Sunday nights ar...

Nature, Joy and Where Atheists Get it

December 16, 2011 5 min to read

Nature, Joy and Where Atheists Get it

Category : Blogs (Faith), Life-Ecstatic (Faith)

In my last post, Where Surfing Gets It, I spoke about how a lot of surfers seem...

Where Surfing Gets It

December 12, 2011 4 min to read

Where Surfing Gets It

Category : Blogs (Faith), Life-Ecstatic (Faith)

I’ve only tried surfing once and, being such a bad swimmer (and it being ...

God, Judgement, Hell, Grace, Universalism and Rob Bell

December 1, 2011 13 min to read

God, Judgement, Hell, Grace, Universalism and Rob Bell

Category : Life-Ecstatic (Faith)

Many Christians know about Rob Bell’s new book Love Wins: A Book about Hea...

Dying in Obscurity: In Praise of the Ordinary Life

October 13, 2011 3 min to read

Dying in Obscurity: In Praise of the Ordinary Life

Category : Blogs (Faith), Life-Ecstatic (Faith)

After Steve Jobs’ death, and not to trivialise the death of anyone, I was ...

Kurt Cobain and Jesus

September 26, 2011 12 min to read

Kurt Cobain and Jesus

Category : Life, Life-Ecstatic (Faith), Worldview & Culture

Kurt Cobain (centre) with Nirvana band members Krist Novoselic (left) and Dave G...

Excited About EQUIP SA

September 7, 2011 3 min to read

Excited About EQUIP SA

Category : Blogs (Faith), Life-Ecstatic (Faith)

So 28 – 30 September is EQUIP South Africa, a training time for churches ...

Paul’s Use of Scribes, Scriptural Interpretation and Scribes Today

September 6, 2011 6 min to read

Paul’s Use of Scribes, Scriptural Interpretation and Scribes Today

Category : Blogs (Faith), Life-Ecstatic (Faith)

A scribe. Many people might not have noticed that Paul, quite clearly, employed ...

What the Bible Actually Says About Slavery

July 18, 2011 4 min to read

What the Bible Actually Says About Slavery

Category : Life-Ecstatic (Faith)

Slavery - not the Old Testament Kind, though In any heated debate with a skeptic...

July 12, 2011 6 min to read

The Politics of Tolerance and the Gay Debate

Category : Blogs (Faith), Life-Ecstatic (Faith)

Ah, the good ole’ “T” word, thrown around in debates for grea...

Jesus, Psychology and the Holy Spirit: Don’t be the Victim

June 21, 2011 6 min to read

Jesus, Psychology and the Holy Spirit: Don’t be the Victim

Category : Blogs (Faith), Life-Ecstatic (Faith)

Isn’t it interesting how you can’t really find much psychology in t...

The Secret of Contentment

May 30, 2011 4 min to read

The Secret of Contentment

Category : Blogs (Faith), Life-Ecstatic (Faith)

Cars, money, women, men, knowledge, relationships, careers, meaningful jobs, fa...

Science v Religion: Who Cares? Thanks Thought Leader

May 24, 2011 0 min to read

Science v Religion: Who Cares? Thanks Thought Leader

Category : Blogs (Faith), Life-Ecstatic (Faith)

Thought Leader / Mail & Guardian has very kindly published a piece of mine ...

Atheists, Hawking, Know What You’re Talking About

May 18, 2011 9 min to read

Atheists, Hawking, Know What You’re Talking About

Category : Blogs (Current Affairs & Opinion), Blogs (Faith), Current Affairs & Opinion, Life-Ecstatic (Faith)

This week Stephen Hawking, the world-renowned physicist, remarked that there &#...

Christian Art, Imagery, Icons and Why Evangelicals are Scared of it but Longing for it

May 4, 2011 9 min to read

Christian Art, Imagery, Icons and Why Evangelicals are Scared of it but Longing for it

Category : Life-Ecstatic (Faith)

I love this picture from http://blog.koelleart.com. They have some really great ...

Are You Radical Enough?

April 14, 2011 4 min to read

Are You Radical Enough?

Category : Blogs (Faith), Life-Ecstatic (Faith)

A post at Out of Ur by Skye Jethani has not got me thinking as much as concludi...

Radiohead And What They See

March 30, 2011 0 min to read

Radiohead And What They See

Category : Blogs (Faith), Life-Ecstatic (Faith)

I was pleasantly surprised to see an article about Radiohead at The Gospel Coal...

Separating Philosophy and Theology

March 10, 2011 6 min to read

Separating Philosophy and Theology

Category : Blogs (Faith), Life-Ecstatic (Faith)

I’ve been so thankful for an amazing week’s teaching with Michael E...