God’s Seven Languages 

‘My sheep listen to my voice; and I know them, and they follow me.’ (John 10:27)  If the heathen gods are idols that cannot speak (Psalm 115:4), the God of the Bible is a living God who speaks! Science has proven that ‘All living things have the ability to communicate with each other using a…

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End of year wisdom from Samuel’s calendar

Samuel took a stone and set it up, and called its name Ebenezer, saying, ‘Thus far the LORD has helped us.’ Samuel judged Israel all the days of his life. He went from year to year on a circuit to Bethel, Gilgal, and Mizpah, and judged Israel in all those places. But he always returned…

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The importance and credibility of Jesus’ resurrection

Nearly one in four ‘Christians’ in the UK do not believe in the story of Jesus’ resurrection from the dead, according to a recent ComRes poll. But actually, as Ludwig Kennedy once claimed in a radio debate with Lord Rees-Mogg, ‘Christianity stands or falls on the claim that Jesus Christ rose from the dead.’ The Apostle Paul…

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The real meaning of Easter: Why did Jesus have to die?

‘Agnus Dei’ (literally Lamb of God) is an oil painting of a bound lamb upon an altar by Francisco de Zurbarán which was started in 1636 and completed in 1640.  The version opposite is one of six painted by the artist and hangs in the San Diego Museum of Art, USA. It represents the teaching right at the very heart of…

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The Hubris of Babylon in Healthcare

Wherever you find books about both genomic editing and AI in healthcare, you will also find hubris. Hubris is the polite word used in academia to describe the arrogance and overinflated self-importance so prevalent in that world. ‘The greatest story ever told.’ ‘A new phase of evolution’ and so on.  It’s all a one -way…

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Does God promise to protect Christians from COVID-19?

Some Christians refuse all vaccines on the basis that they are somehow not natural or that they believe God will protect them from diseases.  Some argue that God determines how long we should live so we cannot ‘save’ our lives. But we do things all the time to try and reduce our risk of disease…

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Some brief Christian considerations on the COVID-19 vaccines

En français After almost a year of socio-political disruption caused by the SARS-CoV-2 RNA virus, some vaccines have received emergency approval for use in the vulnerable and general population. Some countries have received and have begun to vaccinate their people, while others are anxiously awaiting the arrival of the vaccines. Christians and Christian faith communities…

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Our calling in the coronavirus pandemic

En français Few of us are trained to treat sick communities and continents. Unfortunately, that is our task during a pandemic. The origin of the word comes from the Greek pandemos, where pan means everyone, and demos means population. Pandemics confront us with not just one sick individual but with hundreds of thousands of ill patients. The responsible pathogen overwhelms…

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