Hope worth sharing

All Shall Be Well outside Norwich Cathedral

On the substance of the gospel and hope

Posts here are sunlight content.

sometimes I wonder… if Rachel Jankovic understands scandal (a response to her criticism of Kaitlin Shetler’s viral poem) (Dec 2019)

Dear Christians: Daniel is not the distinctive role model you think he is (Mar 2019)

Picture of St Paul's Cathedral in London between two modern buildings; caption: Dear Christians: Daniel is not the distinctive role model you think he is

Dear Christians: non-conformity is not the path to transformation (Mar 2019)

St Paul's Cathedral between two modern buildings with the text: Dear Christians: non-conformity is not the path to transformation

1 Corinthians 15 for beginners: Part 1: the legal case for Jesus’s resurrection from the dead (1 Cor 15:1-11) (April 2020) — this is just the first of a four-part series that I put on the Bible worth reading page, but they’re all very much on the subject of hope.

Picture of a Bible open at 1 Corinthians 15 with hand highlighted sections, with the words on top: 1 Corinthians 15 for beginners: Part 1: the legal case for Jesus's resurrection from the dead (1 Cor 15:1-11) workthegreymatter.com

Resurrection is the vindication of the body – and the only complete answer to rape culture (April 2020)

Picture from inside a dark cave, facing the entrance where light streams in. Superimposed are some words in Hindi and the following words in English: Resurrection is the vindication of the body -- and the only complete answer to rape culture. workthegreymatter.com

A brain-dump about purity: this time, I think I really might change the world (Sep 2017)

Why purity-as-separation undermines the church’s covenant calling (Oct 2017)

Wedding shoes of different colours but similar ribbons and style

Who breaks in and does the washing up? Strange stories and Easter

Yellow roses in garden

What exactly is this ‘preaching’ MacArthur speaks of, that he says it’s categorically beyond all women? (Oct 2019)

Picture of a closed black Bible resting on an ornate lectern, with the words: What exactly is this 'preaching' MacArthur speaks of, that he says it's categorically beyond all women? workthegreymatter.com

Year of Hell, Remember Nothing, & The Wish: lessons on hope

Janeway Voyager Year of Hell

Is the One True Love biblical? On hope, choice and responsibility (Jul 2016)


You’ll find more firelight content on the topic of hope in the Atonement and inclusion page.