The Doctrine and Practice of Holiness

There is a real danger that Christians can fall into extremes when considering holiness. Some so emphasise the sovereign grace of God that they neglect the quest of Holiness. Some have believed that perfection may be attained in this life, but burn out in the attempt to achieve it. Erroll Hulse approaches the subject as…

A Christian guide to reading books [review]

Kelvin Macharia reviews Lit! by Tony Reinke: Reading is not easy. It never has been, at least for me. And I know am not the only one. That’s why this book was written. It’s not a book for those heavy readers out there, no, it’s a book for people who struggle to read like myself.…

Prayer… according to Jesus

“Prayer is not asking. Prayer is putting oneself in the hands of God, at his disposition, and listening to his voice in the depths of our hearts” (attributed to Mother Teresa) There are a lot of different ideas of what prayer is or should be. For some, prayer is wordless contemplation. For some it is…

Dig deeper into the Gospels

Sometimes we think of the Gospels as ‘easy’ bits of the Bible.Anyone who has been through Sunday school can tell that Jesus walked on water, fed 5000 and told a parable about a sower. Is there really much more to it than that? The two authors, Andrew Sach and Tim Hiorns, help us to come…