Bible Journey: Hebrews 3

In chapters one and two we saw that Jesus is greater than the prophets, the scriptures and the angels, and he has greater authority than anyone. Now in chapter three the writer to the Hebrews brings in that great Jewish icon – Moses. Moses was the man God used to lead the Israelites out of slavery in Egypt and guide them towards the land He had promised them. It was Moses who told Pharaoh off. Read more…

Bible Journey: Hebrews 2

Here we are; Hebrews part two. Last time we saw that Jesus is greater than the angels and all the prophets. There’s no confusion now about Jesus’ identity; he is greater than anyone and anything. In chapter two the writer develops this theme by talking about Jesus’ authority. If he is indeed greater than anyone or anything, that must mean that he has more authority than anyone. And furthermore, it is not angels who will Read more…

Discipleship Lessons from Avengers: Endgame

Last week I went to see Avengers: Endgame in the cinema. As a longtime fan of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, I’m well used to the anticipation surrounding the release of each new film. This one has been different though, since it’s the culmination of eleven years’ worth of films – 22 films in all. Since I saw the film, I’ve read a lot of articles that pick apart the details of what happened. There have Read more…

Bible Journey: Hebrews 1

Recently I’ve been wanting to do a bit of study on the book of Hebrews in the New Testament. Initially, I planned to simply read it as part of my daily devotions, but I decided instead to do a series of blogs through the book. My hope in this series of posts is to gain a better understanding of the book of Hebrews; its core message and how it applies to us as followers of Read more…

Are Dating Shows Sending the Wrong Message?

In my book A Better Kind of Intimacy, I wrote about the problem of pornography, and particularly how it has shifted and grown with the advent of smartphones and social media. The book was published just over a year ago, but even since then there has been a further shift in the way sex is presented to young people. A few years ago, Channel 4 broadcast a show called Sex Box, in which a couple Read more…