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Recent Blog Posts

Posted: 10 hours 52 min ago
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I'm a fan of Cashback websites. They let you buy things online that you'd buy anyway, but you earn cash back for doing so.

I'd like to share a new cashback website I've found. It's called KidStart . It works in a unique way compared to other cashback sites you may have heard of. Because of this unique flavour, it is possible to earn cashback...Read more

Posted: 16 hours 52 min ago

I often hear it said that if you join a local church, you haven't just joined a branch of the church, or a part of the church. You are a member of the church. Each local church is the church. At the same time, the church throughout the world is one.

One thought just struck me that makes this clearer.

In the book of Exodus, the people are told how to build a tabernacle...Read more

Posted: 1 week 1 day ago
Supertuxkart

After over 10 years of development, SuperTuxKart has released version 1.0.

It's been a long road. In December 2009, the long task of porting over to an entirely new codebase, Irrlicht, was complete. In December 2014, a new version was released with a new graphics rendering engine that made the 3d graphics faster and a lot more realistic. But...Read more

Recent Sermons

Preached On: 28 Apr 2019

Old fashioned ideas about God, that turn out to be very important.

Two weeks ago, we looked at guilt. Ezra 9 showed us what God is like, and what we are like. Guilt may be out of fashion, but it turns out it’s very important.

Today, we look at repentance. Also out of fashion.......

Preached On: 14 Apr 2019

Guilt gets a bad press today.

Many secular counsellors would say it’s unhealthy to feel guilty. We need to let go of our sense of guilt. And if someone is trying to process issues and problems in their life, the last thing they need is to be made to feel guilty for things they’ve done wrong.

The same thinking runs within the church. Christians have traditionally talked about......

Preached On: 31 Mar 2019

Which is more important in the life of the church: Truth, or unity?

It’s a trick question, of course, but it’s one we often ask all the same.

Some people say that truth is all-important. What matters is that we hold onto the truth. If that means relationships get strained with those who don’t agree with us, then that’s a price worth paying.

Others say that unity is what....

Blogroll

A random sample from some of the people I read online, taken from the past 24 hours.

From the blog: Mises Institute
21/05/2019 - 01:45

[This article is excerpted from chapter 9 of The Betrayal of the American Right.]

One of the most brilliant and forceful attacks on Cold War foreign policy in this era came from the pen of the veteran conservative and free-market publicist Garet Garrett. In his pamphlet "The Rise of Empire," published in 1952, Garrett began by declaring: "We have crossed the boundary that lies...

From the blog: Mises Institute
20/05/2019 - 22:35

The Human Action Podcast reviews another overlooked classic by Mises: The Anti-Capitalistic Mentality. This book takes no prisoners, showing how envy motivates progressive and conservative intellectuals who fear dynamic capitalism. The real reactionaries, according to Mises? Socialists who want to keep everyone stuck at one station in life.

Our friend Andy Duncan from...

From the blog: Blog & Mablog
20/05/2019 - 16:41
Introduction:

Please allow me to begin with the outrageous statement. I will make all suitable and needed qualifications later. Stop complaining already.

Rightly understood, the institution of marriage is foundational to the gospel, and it is a form of idolatry to deny this.

I want to set this claim alongside the increasingly popular idea that traditionalist...

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Other Websites

I also maintain a few other websites:

  • Mandelbrot ExplorerThis is an easy to use, totally free, fractal explorer — explore the Mandelbrot Set and the Julia Sets, starting with one of 6 inbuilt colour schemes, but with a totally flexible layers-based way to colour your fractals exactly as you wish. There are many other features - visit the website to find out more. Visit mandel.org.uk
  • Books by Mary OakleyMy late grandmother compiled 5 little booklets of poems and prayers that helped her at various stages of her life. Visit the website to find out more about these booklets, or to order online. Visit lifetocome.co.uk
  • Kemsing with Woodlands ChurchesThe two churches in west Kent where I'm the vicar / minister / pastor. Visit kemsingwithwoodlands.org

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