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Correction!

In Sunday’s sermon I incorrectly said that a tiger, lion and a horse were “clean” animals which Jews were allowed to eat.  Afterwards someone helpfully pointed out that that’s not the case. In Leviticus 11:2-3 the Lord says: Say to the Israelites: “Of all the animals that live on land, these are the ones you…

Christianity Explored

Who did Jesus claim to be?  Why did he come?  Why do Christians believe the message he preached to be such good news?  What does it mean to be one of his followers today? If you have questions like these and you’d be interested in finding out more join us at the upcoming Christianity Explored…

Intimacy Day – Saturday 22nd April

There’s been a lot of talk about our need for intimacy at the Emmanuel churches recently. But what exactly is intimacy?! The quotation below defines it as a feeling of “oneness” which might help some of us grasp what we’ve been talking about. Another way of explaining it might be to say that it’s all…

Sex with God?!

I love this story that my friend Christopher West recounts in one of his many excellent books: A modern mystic-nun, after giving a presentation in which she shared something of her experience of “nuptial union” with God, was rebuked by an agnostic psychologist: “You’re sick!” he insisted. “What you really want is sex. But you’re…

Life in a Foreign Country

The Gospel Coalition have published an edited version of an article I wrote last year entitled Life in a Foreign Country: Navigating Our Culture’s Change on Sexuality. It ties in with a lot of what Glynn was saying at the Better Story event the other week. Have a read here.