Q Marks The Spot – Treasure Map 125 (March 2019

Sacred Treasure How many people view the recent death of missionary John Chau  Emma Scrivener writes, as potently as ever, about the power of the gospel to counteract a self-harming mindset And then she followed it up with this blinder…

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Q Marks The Spot – Treasure Map 124 (February 2019)

Sacred Treasure Only just discovered the Visual Commentary on Scripture this week - WOW! Something that only the internet can make possible! Lots to explore here... Sam Allberry is onto something very important here: why do churches end up with…

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OUT NOW! Colossians and Philemon for YOU!

Just like buses, innit. But weirdly enough, I've got another book out this year - very different from anything I've done before, and certainly different from the previous one.  But Colossians, as well as its baby brother Philemon, have been…

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Q Marks The Spot – Treasure Map 113 (January 2018)

Happy New Year Y'all! Sacred Treasure Tim Keller wrote a helpfully argued piece for the New Yorker last month: Can Evangelicalism Survive Donald Trump and Roy Moore. Chris Green has a good piece on sermon illustrations Ian Paul asks whether…

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Q Marks The Spot – Treasure Map 111 (November 2017)

Sacred Treasure A lovely tribute to my late friend Tom Chapman, a Norwich pastor who died after a 10-year battle with a brain tumour Phil Whittall offers an excellent summary of Justin Taylor's thoughts on diversity in the church. Stimulating…

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What Angels Long To Read… OUT NOW!

So at last, after several years in the making, my latest book is out today! It was first mooted around 5 years ago, I think. And to begin with, the focus was just going to be on the gospels. But…

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Q Combinations 5: Kamienska & Wyeth and a winter hope

If the last Q combo was a chronological mismatch of artist and poet, this one is seasonal. Today’s still been pretty warm for a British September day, so it’s perhaps rather incongruous to be thinking about winter. But a dear friend and colleague, Jennifer, sent me this all too brief poem last week, and so I felt it was a perfect combo contender.
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