I read this today:
So at the present day there are many who are well nigh sickened by the very name of preaching, because there are so many stupid, ignorant men who blurt out their worthless brainwaves from the pulpit…
Calvin’s New Testament Commentary on 1 Thessalonians 5:21 (Eerdmans)
I like Calvin. Contemporary. Doesn’t mince his words.
Derby won! Amazingly, this put them in playoff places. Unbelievable.
The church I am working for at the moment, Derwent Free Church in Derby, has a connection with the Grace Evangelical Church in Colombo, Sri Lanka. It is in the midst of the recovery from the tsunami disaster. You can read about how they are handling it here. You can also find their prayer requests here.
This site, Christian Exodus :: Come Out of Her, My People, is surreal. Check out the Plan of Action. Are they serious?
But then, it could only happen in America.
It’s 5th Jan already. (Happy New Year to all!)
Survived Christmas (easily the worst period of the year for me – the stresses and strains make impossible for me to remember “what it’s really all about”).
Mac iBook packed in again. Ongoing logic board problem for which there is an Apple UK recall. Mine has gone back three times now but it is still not well. Looking for compensation. Relying on old creaky iMac for now.
Back to work. (Exams in Feb, the most pressing)