Delving theology

Old English Bible open at Isaiah

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Sermons and reflections

Are your thoughts and prayers with … the system? Maybe they should be. (Aug 2019)

Picture of bullet shell on the ground in a deserted place with the words: Are your thoughts and prayers with ... the system? Maybe they should be workthegreymatter.com

Handle with care: how to approach Mark 9:42-49 (May 2019)

Picture of large old fashioned luggage cases stacked on top of each other with the words: Handle with care: how to approach Mark 9:42-49 (the very graphic verses where Jesus talks about hell)

Love: fire or fruit? Bishop Curry’s sermon was missing a person, IMHO (May 2018)

Book 'The Fruit of the Spirit is Love' published by Eagle Publishing Ltd, with caption Love: fire or fruit? Bishop Curry's sermon is missing a person, IMHO

Good Gifts for Growing People: A sermon on Romans 12:1-8 (Nov 2017) (includes YouTube video)

Be a priest in 2017: Identify with those who are like and unlike you (Jan 2017)

Wedding shoes of different colours but similar ribbons and style

Revelation 22 for beginners (with illustrations from Harry Potter) (Dec 2016)

Movie posters from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2, with the caption "It all ends"

Serving the marginalised: Glamour and honour in Luke 14 (Nov 2016)

Parable of the great banquet in Luke 14

Why egalitarianism can’t reclaim Vashti and Esther — and doesn’t need to anyway (Aug 2019)

Picture of chess board with King and pawns on the board and the text: Why egalitarianism can't reclaim Vashti and Esther - and doesn't need to anyway workthegreymatter.com

What exactly is a pledge? Exploring the types of commitment seen in the Bible (with the aim of later looking at purity pledges) (Mar 2018)

Silver heart bracelet worn by bride. Text: Purity pledges and the Bible, what exactly is a pledge or vow or covenant?

Book reviews

Esther in the Bible: Surprisingly political

Book Esther In Ancient Jewish Thought by Aaron Koller

Books of 2017: Titles of interest to theology lovers and Bible students (Jan 2018)

Books of 2017: Titles of interest to egalitarian Christians (Jan 2018)