Under a Bath sky

Just back from a church week away in Bath. What a place. I adore that whole area even though I've only visited a few times. It is full of Regency era perfection. Unfortunately, due to the general hecticness of it…

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Iron Sharpens Iron – at a discount

Having blurbed about Orlando Saer's new book on leading small groups the other day, transpires that those lovely chaps at 10 of Those are offering another exclusive offer to faithful Q readers. Click on the book image to get there.…

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Cultural Clones in/despite anage of choice

While working on something else, I was glancing through some old notes I'd taken on various books, and retrieved this brilliantly incisive description of the way the western culture of capitalism makes us conform, in Naomi Klein's seminal No Logo…

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Praying for Healing in James 5

Had the job this week of handling the end of James 5 with his rather unequivocal assurances about healing. I found it a major challenge on all kinds of fronts, not least because I'm having to prepare rather a lot…

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Q marks the spot – Treasure Map 23 (August 2010)

Sacred Treasure Good tips on preparing to preach from Piper via Kendall. Tim Keller has some really helpful pointers for a healthy devotional life. (HT SimplePastor) Some interesting takes on the recent Labour leadership hustings held by Christian Socialist Movement…

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