It's been a bad week for computers chez Arthur. After months of humming and ha-ing and inspired by Dave's return for the Easter break, I decided that it was time to upgrade the desktop that we use for printing and backups. We bought a new motherboard and processor for the desktop; the idea being that … Continue reading Computers: Ugh
The admirable Brian Russel of Real Meal Ministries has posted a short piece entitled A "New" Ethos. It's a super little article on the purpose of the Christian Church which picks up some of the themes that I developed in my sermons last weekend. If I were stuck on a desert island and only allowed … Continue reading Christian Core Values
Last weekend I was preaching at Charlotte Baptist Chapel in Edinburgh. The sermons are available online as audio files and you can also download the Powerpoint presentations. Mission: God's People in Motion - Movement Towards God Mission: God's People in Motion - Movement With God
This is a rough piece of work that I vaguely hope will become the basis for my MTh thesis. I’m putting it out in public view now so that I can get feedback and ideas which will help me develop my thoughts. I would really value any comments you might make. Please log on below … Continue reading Why I think Bible Translation is Important.
You can read my review of Meg Gillebaud's book after the locusts at the Christianity Magazine website.
I've been having some problems with our blog software over the past few days and, unfortunately, I don't have time to work out what is going wrong. To smooth things out, I've had to remove the photograph gallery and I'm also having trouble including photographs into posts in the way that I want. Sorry about … Continue reading Blog Problems
While waiting for a phone call (which never came) I spent some time looking up my name on Google (let's admit it, we all do it!) and I came across some of the papers which I helped write years ago when I was working in plant sciences. This is an interesting example with good quotes … Continue reading Vanity, vanity…
Waiting in line for passport control at Bole airport in Addis Ababa, I had plenty of time to talk to my neighbours; a couple from Manchester who were on their way home after a few weeks touring the country. They told me that they had done the usual tourist trail visiting Gonder and other exciting … Continue reading What I did on my non-holidays
Dear Friends, For the last few years, I've spent most of January in Central Africa but this year I was at home for the whole month. It probably won't surprise anyone to learn that in January, England is much colder than Cameroon. Still, I shouldn't complain as this time tomorrow I'll be in Addis Abeba, … Continue reading February News
I've just finished reading Stuart Murray's 'Church After Christendom'. If you are interested in thinking through what the Church should look like in our current culture, it is a very good read.