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Here you will find a selection of essays, thoughts, ramblings and musings on various things theological, Baptist and left-wing. But maybe not in the order. 

March 26, 2019

Anyone who is alive at this moment in time will notice that our politics is a bit messed up - to put it mildly. 

'We have had enough of experts' declared Michael Gove MP during the 2016 EU referendum. That's not our issue. Our issue is that everyone seems to think they...

February 25, 2019

A transcript of a sermon preached at Two:23, a multi-denominational LGBT+ service based at Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church, London.

‘What is truth? Pontius Pilate asked Jesus this during his trial. 


Jesus came, according to the writers of John’s gospel, full of grace...

September 6, 2018

Whatever God looks like, if that doesn't happen, that is sin. What is the perfect life? What does society around you project as being the idyllic lifestyle? Nice house, nice car, loving spouse, perfect children, tidy garden, laughing friends, holidays to white sand...

August 16, 2018

'You will not turn me into a liberal!' This was my exclamation to my tutor when I was training to become a minister.

Indeed, liberal theology didn't kill my evangelicalism – evangelicalism did that all on its own.

I realise now that what I was grappling with was the slow...

January 10, 2018

Maybe you can’t be an Evangelical and a Liberal?

I am a bit confused by Tim Farron.

I am a proud socialist. My politics comes out of my theology, I’m a socialist because of what I read of Jesus not in spite of it. Honestly I have never known how my Conservative friends,...

June 15, 2017

There was an awful lot of talk on social media about voting tactically to keep the Tories out, an idea I greatly agree with! There were websites dedicated to looking at past election results, both national and local, to determine who was the most likely challenger to t...

February 3, 2017

Anger is a funny thing for Christians. You see we can't decide whether it's OK or not. We should be nice, shouldn't we? We should be loving and kind - not angry! Let me say this: I'm angry.

After the referendum I was angry. I was a firm remainer and have become a loud r...

June 1, 2016

‘Do you think God sends babies to hell?’ This was a question that was presented to me during a time with members of my congregation. Besides other theological points, such as what is hell? Or God’s involvement in salvation, the answer to the question will have its answ...

December 22, 2015

 

So I have spent a long time reflecting on Christmas this year and trying to write what seems like a million sermons which all bring something inspiring and fresh this Christmas Season…a foolish thing to attempt I know!

 

But one thing that has been a constant theme thro...

November 22, 2015

There is no such thing as a Christian Country.

‘We are a Christian Country…’, ‘Last time I checked we were a Christian Country…’, ‘That should not be happening, we are a Christian Country…’.

These are statements I hear often, nearly always from the right-wing press or pe...

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