What Aslan Got Wrong

Aslan

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe is a great book and is influential in Christian thought.  Indeed Aslan presents us with a great image of Jesus Christ but there is one thing I believe is incorrect.  You know the part. Edmund is rescued from the White Witch. Then she comes and demands him back.  As … Read more

Is There Poo In Your Beard?

A couple of weeks ago there was a report claiming that there was more poo in the average man’s beard than in a toilet.  I can just imagine shopkeepers rubbing their hands together in anticipation of a spike in shaving items as hipsters rush out to rid themselves of their dirty facial hair.  The report … Read more

Sent Like Jesus

THE SENDING is the name of my most recent studio recording project. It s a collection of 12 worship songs that reflect a journey I’ve been on – with my local church – as we’ve sought to discover what it means to live as the “sent” people of God. The concept of “The Sending” is ultimately … Read more

God Likes Me

Yesterday I asked my 2 year old son what God was like.  His answer was simple, “God likes me.”  What a beautifully profound answer, and to think it came from a 2 year old.  Clearly he didn’t quite understand the question but isn’t this something that we all need to hear.  One of the struggles … Read more

What Are Your 12 Stones?

What Are Your 12 Stones?  Joshua 4 tells a pretty cool little story.  After crossing the River Jordan, Joshua asks for 12 stones to be taken from the water.  They are to be piled together to make a monument so that whenever they will be reminded that they are part of the people of God … Read more

Shalom

For so long the word ‘shalom’ has been translated as peace.  This is an okay translation but fails to convey the true extent of the word.  Many will think of the absence of war when they think of the word peace.  The absence of hostility is an aspect of shalom but it is a far … Read more