I was once told that I could either be a Theologian or a Christian. I could study the words of men and learn the religion of men or I could study the Word of God and learn to follow God. Yet though the question apparently had only two answers (be a theologian or be a Christian) it wasn’t long before I discovered another option... read about it here...
Office of the Keys
One of the first articles I ever wrote and one of my favourites. Inspired by one of the glorious confessions of the reformed faith - the Heidelburg Catechism - I take a look a subject often pushed to the side in Christianity today... the Office of the Keys. Read about what that office is and what it means for us and the Church here...
Liturgical Worship is Dead!
When I'm asked if liturgical worship is dead, I explain what liturgical worship is, its basis in true Biblical Worship, especially in the worship of the ancient Hebrews, its celebration of Christ's life, death, and resurrection, its reflection of every emotion through the celebrations of the church year, and its use of common prayer to unite the community. Rather than dying the Liturgy has never been more alive! Find out more here...
Wednesday, 10 July 2013
Saturday, 25 May 2013
|The "Side Altar" of Saint Patrick's Cathedral Church of Ireland, Armagh|
1. What is the chief end of man?A. Man’s chief end is to glorify God, and to enjoy him forever. - Westminster Shorter Catechism
Sunday, 7 April 2013
Thursday, 1 November 2012
This morning David Black got up, got dressed and headed to work. While driving along the motorway a car with Dublin registration plates drove up beside him and fired a number of shots which left him seriously wounded. His car veered into a ditch.
He died at the scene.