In our 'What is Worship' series, we explore essential truths that lead us to discover true worship of the Creator. Is it possible to define love? If you were to ask a discussion group to take turns in defining ‘love’ undoubtedly an array of interesting responses could be provided. Since in our language love is… Continue reading What is love?
In our 'What is Worship' series, we explore essential truths that lead us to discover true worship of the Creator. People frequently define faith in many ways, either partly or completely contrary to the biblical definition. Some say that faith is ‘believing in the absence of evidence’, or ‘trusting in something that is true for… Continue reading What is faith?
In our 'What is Worship' series, we explore essential truths that lead us to discover true worship of the Creator. The grace of God is central to understanding the gospel. Grace is unmerited favour and something that cannot be earned. If someone were merciful, they would be sparing another person punishment or a sentence that… Continue reading What is grace?
Sports Personality of the year and the quest for meaning I write this as someone who loves playing, watching and talking about sport and who readily recognises many benefits of sporting activity in a whole variety of applications. I would unashamedly advocate a physical education lesson daily in schools and the provision of access to… Continue reading The quest for meaning
Music is an incredibly powerful medium of expression evident throughout the Bible with enormous potential for both blessing and harm. Therefore we should consider both the root and fruit of our music. Jubal was the father of those who play the harp and flute and he was descended from the murderous lineage of Cain and… Continue reading Music and the Bible
Worship speaks of worth and value We have been created with an innate capacity and desire to worship something. This is because the purpose of our existence is to glorify God. More often than not, our natural tendency is to worship ourselves or whatever person or interest that presides over our lives and consumes our… Continue reading We are made to worship God