When we are under pressure, it can be hard to know what to do. Sometimes it's hard to even know what to pray. The Lord Jesus gave us a model prayer. When in doubt, we can always pray this. When we're too stressed to think about what to pray, we can …
But we have this treasure in jars of clay to show that this all-surpassing power is from God and not from us. (2 Corinthians 4:7 NIV)
Jars of clay were the cheap everyday vessels to stick stuff in. Kind of like paper cups. Not the place you would expect to put treasure. But God puts the …
The foundation of scientific progress is the realisation that the laws of physics don't change. Why would we expect beauty, morality or meaning to be any different?
4 Bible Talks in March from the book of Hebrews:
4th, Hebrews 1:1-4, How can any modern person believe the Bible?
11th, Hebrews 4:12-16, How can any modern person believe in …
A book review of The Righteous Mind: Why Good People are Divided by Politics and Religion by Jonathan Haidt
We’ve all had the experience. I clearly explain why my view is the right one. And then my friend, who is normally an intelligent, reasonable person, completely misunderstands me. Or worse, they understand, and they still stubbornly …
A book review of Flourish (2012) by Martin Seligman
Martin Seligman is a Psychologist who, like most Psychologists, wants to help people. If Seligman’s earlier book Authentic Happiness was designed to empower you to live a happier life, Flourish is trying to recruit you to make the world a happier place. With suggestions ranging from personal …
About a year ago, I was doing some reading and thinking about happiness. There are a range of ideas out there about what happiness is and how to be happy. And there seems to me to be something substantial to commend more than one of them. But I couldn't figure it out.
So I was very …
March is a great month to Try Something New! Hopefully we have survived the start of the year but we're not too overwhelmed and tired yet. So before the rest of the year runs away from us, why not take a moment to stop and ask yourself: what is something new I would like to …
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