Ecclesiastes 3:9-11- There’s a reason why we’re born with a sense of eternity

Loving doing Ecclesiastes for Christian Today –  it always amazes me how beautifully and directly relevant it is to today’s culture.  My favourite Gospel book!  Here is the latest one on ch.3:9-11.  I had orginally entitled this ‘The Burden of Eternity and Beauty’ but I prefer their retitling! Ecclesiastes 3: There’s a reason why we’re born … More Ecclesiastes 3:9-11- There’s a reason why we’re born with a sense of eternity

What Should the Church do About Transgender? A response to a response..

I wrote this article on Transgender for Christian Today.  In reply CT then published this article WWJD – A Trans Christian responds   .   I was horrified and to be honest quite hurt about it – and I don’t often get hurt about personal articles.    The ‘on the one hand some Christians say this, on … More What Should the Church do About Transgender? A response to a response..

Ecclesiastes 2: Eat, drink and be merry, for tomorrow we die – the futility of work.

This weeks Ecclesiastes article on Christian Today  Some people really enjoy their work. That Monday morning feeling, for them, is springing out of bed and bounding to work with joy and zeal. Others however find work just a drudge – something they have to do to pay the bills. It’s Monday but Friday’s coming. PixabaySometimes … More Ecclesiastes 2: Eat, drink and be merry, for tomorrow we die – the futility of work.

Sex and Drugs and Rock ‘n’ Roll – King Solomon’s Pleasure Dome – Ecclesiastes 2:1-11

King Solomon’s Pleasure Dome had sex, drugs and money. Why didn’t it work? This weeks column on Christian Today on Ecclesiastes  Every now and then within the Church, the cry goes up, ‘we need to make the Bible more relevant’. But such a cry is only an indication of misunderstanding the Bible. We don’t need … More Sex and Drugs and Rock ‘n’ Roll – King Solomon’s Pleasure Dome – Ecclesiastes 2:1-11

Wisdom and Meaning for the 21st Century – Ecclesiastes

This weeks commentary on Ecclesiastes in Christian Today:  How the weird book of Ecclesiastes can gives us meaning in the 21st century Last week we saw that the book of Ecclesiastes is the ‘Gospel’ book for today’s modern world. People are lonely, tired, weary and worn, and the universe itself seems to offer no meaning. Are … More Wisdom and Meaning for the 21st Century – Ecclesiastes