Grace, as demonstrated in salvation and sanctification, is a beautiful paradox. And this is the paradox: on the one hand we’re involved, and on the other hand, God does it all. The gospel does not say that God will love us if we are good. The gospel tells us that God will make us good … Continue reading A very short reminder of Grace
Continued from the previous post, the focus here is the theological implications of creation's place in the Biblical Narrative. What does the gospel have to say about the recent IPCC report?
In this post, I start from the very beginning. If you are familiar with the concepts of Creation-Fall-Redemption, then this post should hopefully depict the place of the Earth in the Biblical Narrative in an easy-to-follow way that will lay the groundwork for the other post. Caring for Creation and the Biblical Narrative Author Brian … Continue reading Fighting Climate Change is Part of the Gospel (1/2)
Today there was some big news as the IPCC Global Warming Special Report 2018 landed. What is it? The 2018 IPCC report is the most up-to-date, comprehensive explanation of the science of climate change and the future of Earth. It has 91 lead authors and 133 contributing authors, from 40 countries. They assessed 30,000 scientific papers and … Continue reading I’ve read the IPCC Global Warming Report so you don’t have to
This week I have enjoyed the autumn light as I cycle back from work, had the joy of seeing Siân in Coventry, and have been trying to find my feet in the midst of change. This week I have been thinking about... ....identity, and the needs we have to be connected/respected/protected. That our identity is … Continue reading This week in thoughts