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Confession

‘Confession to another person is not a way to artificially unload guilt. The one who hears your confession is not a priest who will grant absolution. The reason you confess something private is to test your own heart. It is also a way to close the door to one of Satan’s condemnatory devices. Satan delights…

Link of the Week: Dealing with Doubt in a Fallen World

“The solution to doubts about Christianity isn’t less Christianity, it’s more Christianity.  Following Jesus Christ is an all-or-nothing experience, and it’s as you go for it with the whole of your life that your conviction grows.  It’s the only worldview that makes perfect sense of the world around us. “ Dealing with Doubt in a Fallen…

Emmanuel Bishopston hits the roads!

What has Emmanuel Bishopston been up to this summer? In one word: running! At the start of July, the women of Emmanuel Bishopston, challenged the men of the church to run further than them in one month. This unleashed a flurry of activity and by the end of the month, 60 runners had run 3700km.…

Link of the Week: Wrestling with God

Right now, we can feel like we’ve been waylaid — by life, by coronavirus, by the government. But the Lord is showing up, perhaps anonymously at first. We may not have known that he’s the one we’ve been grappling with. But he is. And he’s calling our name. Now, instead of seeking to overcome our circumstances, we…

Friendship

‘Why did you do all this for me?’ he asked. ‘I don’t deserve it. I’ve never done anything for you.’ ‘You have been my friend,’ replied Charlotte. ‘That in itself is a tremendous thing.” E.B White, Charlotte’s Web