The vine metaphor does mean that Jesus has chosen to convey his life to the world by means of the branches.
Triumph: Jesus came in triumph, but it was a strange upside-down sort of triumph. His cry on the cross “it is finished” John 19:30 had an element of triumph and victory – the sense of a difficult job accomplished against all the odds.
Updated on September 23, 2019 by Eddie
Imitating God in our church life certainly involves being good, generous and truthful, but it means more than this; much more.
“When Christian communities speak about God, by definition they have to speak about Father, Son and Holy Spirit. There is simply no other God.”
Posted on July 31, 2019 by Eddie
John 3:16 is well known and is a perfect summary of the gospel message. Or is it?
Updated on July 22, 2019 by Eddie
A brilliant talk on Spirit-Empowered Mission
Posted on May 3, 2019 by Eddie
Lots of interesting stuff, but not a lot of jokes.
Updated on April 23, 2019 by Eddie
The Resurrection marks the dawn of a new age and with it a new orientation and mindset for Jesus followers? Do we live pre or post-resurrection?
Updated on December 18, 2017 by Eddie
The Christmas story isn’t really about angels, shepherds, wise men, little donkeys or any of the other paraphenalia of Christmas, it is about the recreation of the whole world