For many of us, spiritual disciplines and guilt go together like chicken and garlic (it’s a thing, trust me). As soon as someone even mentions having a daily quiet time our guilt radar gets a ping. We feel bad that we don’t read the Bible enough, pray enough, and we can often feel that in… Continue reading Spiritual Disciplines and the Central Strategy for Fighting Guilt
Some critics of Christianity are keen to point out that, according to best estimates, there are roughly 40,000 Christian denominations worldwide. This is an astoundingly large figure, and some see it as evidence that Christianity is divided; if Christians can’t even agree amongst themselves, how can they make exclusive claims about absolute truth?
Last Sunday, we kicked off the beginnings of a new 6:30pm church service. I wrote a short post about it on the church blog, and thought I’d copy it here too. Enjoy. Last night, a group of people gathered together in the St. Matt’s building at 6:30pm. In many ways it looked rather un-extraordinary –… Continue reading An Exciting Start For a New 6:30pm Service