The Book of Truth

Let’s talk a little more about truth! Truth by definition is unique. There can only be one truth, and we acknowledge anything as a fact, we are immediately saying that everything else is false or illegitimate. Truth is also essential. Without truth there would be no life. Truth is life-giving. For example, if you are…

Redemption – we all need it!

We all love a good story about redemption.  A human hero, warts and all, who overcomes weakness to win the day.  We love it because we live it.  We identify with the weakness and maybe even the warts, and we hope to overcome, to win. Redemption is such a common theme that GoodReads has a shelf…

Knowing the Truth about Jesus Christ

In a recent FB exchange about the Bible, a friend commented: “Christianity was an underground religion for several centuries until Constantine and the Romans suddenly endorsed it, threw in some pagan festivals, fiddled with the doctrine and used it to control Europe for over a thousand years. Time and time again people have taken already…

The Bible – Uncorrupted & Unchanged

For centuries, even millenia, the Bible has been attacked, challenged and dismissed by many different people, yet it endures … uncorrupted and unchanged. The story is told of how the famous philosopher and sceptic, Voltaire claimed that, ‘a hundred years from my death the Bible will be a museum piece.’ However, a hundred years after his…

University Students

Welcome to Birmingham If you’re a new student, let me welcome you to our wonderful city.  For those of you returning – welcome back.  I hope you had a good summer, and that your studies are going well. What do you want from your time at university? At the beginning we always have expectations.  I…