New Bible Translations

Let’s face it, Bible translation tends not to be a very funny subject – not a lot of laughs to be had. So, take a look at thisĀ  blog posting which I think is hilarious. This post is more ...

Erasmus and Bible Translation

I’m grateful to my colleague Alan Gibson for the following about Erasmus: [In the Preface to his 1516 NT] Erasmus argued that Christian truth was not so complicated that it had to be hidden amon...

Mission and Worship

This blog contains a number of links to the notes for sermons I’ve preached. By way of a change, here is an MP3 file of a sermon on Matthew 28:16,17 which I preached a couple of weeks ago at Mer...

Minority languages and pop culture

It is often said that the advance of Western culture means that minority languages around the world are being marginalised. I’m sure that this is true in the main, so it is nice to read about a ...

Jesus and the DaVinci Code

Focus have just developed a fascinating site looking at the evidence for the DaVinci code. If you’ve read the book you probably know that Dan Brown, the author, says in his introduction: All des...

Dog biscuits and life

Most of us have different parts of our life which are lived more in parallel. The people at work don’t know our friends at home and so on and it isn’t always comfortable when two different...

A Gap in My Knowledge.

A History of Christian Mission by Stephen NeilĀ  Much though I hate admitting that I don’t know something, the last few weeks have shown up something that should have been obvious to me: a large...