Tag: Scripture

Does God Hate Sinners?

I got into a twitter conversation this afternoon on the subject of whether God hates sinners. The conversation was prompted by this Mark Driscoll video. Now, what do we make of that? There are a number of verses in Scripture

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Fluid Sexual Orientation

Philip Cole makes some fantastic points on this comment on the previous post. Good to see you both recognising the reality that sexual orientation is fluid. This is unfortunately something that many gay activists have great difficulty in accepting, and

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Funding the Work

In response to a comment in a previous thread, I want to repost part of a piece I wrote two years ago in response to the Martin Dudley affair in London. We are rapidly approaching the point where the traditional

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Who is the woman who annoints Jesus with perfume?

In response to a question from one of “my flock”, here’s an email I’ve just composed trying to get to grips with the different Gospel accounts. Your comments are welcome! Right…. This one of those cases where the same story

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Sexuality and Slavery – Part Five

Back in the summer I began a series examining the Biblical passages around homosexual behaviour with a view to approaching the texts afresh to explore whether some of theology that I currently have was in any sense assumptive. You can

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Cutting Out Scripture

If you read Morning Prayer this morning in the Church of England you’ll have noticed that a portion of the Old Testament text for today was omitted from the official reading. Here for all to see is what we were

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