It’s a phrase that’s bandied about too frequently in Christian circles: The Lord told me. We’ve all met those breathlessly confident souls who imply that everything they do is directed by the voice of... More

Yesterday I went to a strip club. It was my first time, but not, I hope, my last. Outside, a sign screamed GIRLS! GIRLS! GIRLS! More

Scanning the otherwise responsive congregation as I preached, he stood out like a very sore thumb. Seated six pews back on the left – the place where,... More

Sometimes important things slip from my mind. A person at church asks me for prayer, and panic sets in... More

Christians don’t usually arm themselves with crowbars. But on a crisp autumnal day, Kathleen Folden,... More

It’s a question that I have wrestled with from my earliest days as a Christian, and one that vexes me... More

It being the New Year, I’ve been pondering potential resolutions. I’m going easy on myself this time... More

Before embarking on the Christian journey, I was warned that the pathway ahead might be littered with... More

Jeff Lucas shares a moving story from the second world war More

It’s an old adage, and one I’ve never liked: children should be seen and not heard. Growing up, I experienced... More