Saving Paradise

I’ve been gradually ploughing my way through a thought provoking tome entitled ‘Saving Paradise’ by Brock and Parker. Having done a survey of Christian art through history, they argue that the Cross wasn’t always the key Christian symbol as it is now, Paradise was. They’re not denying the vital significance and importance of Jesus’ death and … Continue reading Saving Paradise

We Will Remember Them…

Church newsletter article, 13.11.11 These are words that will have been or will be spoken many times either on Friday or today as the country remembers those killed or wounded in military service for Britain over the years. It is good and right that we don’t forget – a central pattern in the Old Testament … Continue reading We Will Remember Them…

Review: The Irresistible Revolution: Living as an Ordinary Radical

The Irresistible Revolution: Living as an Ordinary Radical by Shane Claiborne My rating: 5 of 5 stars I've had this book on my shelves for a while now - picked it up at the Greenbelt festival a few years back but it got put away with the rest of the stuff I'd picked up whilst … Continue reading Review: The Irresistible Revolution: Living as an Ordinary Radical