‘For … Sake!’4 Letter Words etc.

It is most likely a coincidence that some of the most profane and profound words in the English language only have four letters; more than likely several words come to mind—words that, nowadays, form a part of General English Usage. Here are three others that may not have immediately come to mind: ‘evil’ ‘love’ and […]

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#heatloss

🙃💀# #BoilerFailureDitty [0800 September30/2018 Mum managed to snatch some kip in-between the numerous murmors of a glass being banged on the wood of the bedside thingy–accompanied by the plaintiff cry of a very elderly person (not me—I’m plain #elderly) saying ‘I’m cold’ or ‘it’s cold’ and the electric water heater blazed away the pounds without […]

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Why We Misunderstand the Beatific Vision

Originally posted on Soliloquium:
I’ve been reading Hans Boersma’s helpful and interesting book Seeing God: The Beatific Vision in Christian Tradition (Eerdmans 2018). For a while I’ve been wanting to learn more about this intriguing and often neglected doctrine, so now I’m finally getting around to it. The beatific vision is widespread throughout the early…

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Guest Post: Entropy, Life and the Kingdom of God

Originally posted on Science and Belief:
The Crab Nebula, a stellar explosion, a little hard to put back into an ordered state. Photo: Robert Sullivan/ Hubble – creative commons @flickr.com That brilliant and entertaining atheist Steven Pinker has defined ‘the ultimate purpose of life, mind, and human striving: to deploy energy and information to fight…

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Latest #aboutme

First and foremost, I became a committed follower of Jesus Christ in 1976, previously having had ‘strong leftish/ atheistic tendencies’.I’ve been married to Jackie since September 1963. We have four [grown] children and ten grandchildren—the  latest, Faith Jemimah, born on 1/8/18. Four of the grandkids live, with their parents, in Australia. We also have two […]

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