Category Archives: Christianity

Politics and the Christian Worldview

This is the next in a series of posts critiquing Wayne Grudem’s book Politics According to the Bible. Today we deal with chapter four, in which he paints a picture of a Biblical worldview – something that will be foundational as we move on to look at particular political issues. I’ll start by looking at […]

It’s Resurrection Day

In English, today is called Easter Sunday, a phrase which somewhat obscures its real meaning. In most other European languages, the name for this festival is a variant of the word Passover – showing the festival’s roots in the Jewish festival. On Friday, I explained how the picture of the Passover Lamb explains something of […]

What’s good about Friday?

Today is Good Friday, the day Christians celebrate the death of Jesus. However, if you’re not a Christian, you may wonder how the commemoration of somebody’s death can be described as “good”. The reason why we call this day “Good” Friday is to do with what we believe Jesus’ death achieved. In order to explain […]

On God and health

A year ago last Friday, I was woken up at 4am by severe pain that I hadn’t had when I went to bed the previous night. By the end of the day, I’d had a major operation, and I spent the next few weeks in hospital, and wasn’t properly back to work full time for […]