Confident Witnesses

One thing strikes us as we read Acts 4:1-22, and that is the transformation of Peter. Gone was the disciple who denied Christ three times (John 19). Now we see a confident witness, able to offer healing to a crippled man, preach before the crowds, explain himself...

What Kind of God?

I am always interested in what kind of God people believe in, for many of the views we have of God are ill-founded and just plain wrong. People have misconceptions about God’s nature and sometimes reject God only to find out that Christians reject that...

Believing When Bewildered

Most people like quizzes; these are one of the most popular TV shows, with quizzes like Mastermind or Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? drawing large audiences. We like to be able to answer questions and show off our knowledge. Unfortunately for us, life is not quite as...

Fairytale Parables: Dick Whittington

Dick Whittington (and his famous cat) is another example of a rags-to-riches fairytale. Dick was a penniless orphan who dreamed of making his fortune in London where he believed the streets were paved with gold. Disappointed to find this was not the case, he managed...