August 28, 2019

Miserable Christians?

Depression, melancholy and the black bile.  Many Christians have either had it, do have it or will yet have it and it seems to be getting worse, if we go by how many claim to be suffering ‘stress’ and stress […]
July 29, 2019

Man and Machine

Man’s ability to create is awesome in many ways and very influential over life. Take agriculture.  It was transformed by the invention of the “three-point-linkage”.  For city types, it’s the reason why there is lots of food in M&S. But […]
July 11, 2019

The Eschatology of the Psalter

Rev E Trevor Kirkland Psalm singing for Christians, a gospel ordinance, a gospel duty, and a gospel delight. In the Anglican Book of Common Prayer (BCP) there is a fascinating fact.  Firstly, there is a reading schedule to cover the […]
July 6, 2019

Present Darkness Future Light

Rev E Trevor Kirkland We all know how abysmal things presently are. Nationally, we have become captives to irrationalism under the guise of modernity. Spiritually, the Church is blown about by every wind of doctrine. Cafeteria Christianity and Christianity Lite […]
February 17, 2018

How Shall We Sing The Lord’s Song?

As we long for the spiritual recovery that is so much needed in the Church and in the nation it seems at times that we are living in two parallel worlds. In the one world there is a great output […]
January 17, 2018

The Holy Spirit: the only Effectual Reformer

Many of us are vexed over the state of our nation and our society. Sometimes we might feel like echoing the cry of Jeremiah: “Oh that my head were waters, and mine eyes a fountain of tears, that I might […]
December 12, 2017

Symptoms of Medieval Darkness Returning

Christmas is supposed to be a happy time of year. Yet for many people it is not. They may even dread it: “I will be glad when it is all over.” The problem of loneliness is highlighted every December. It […]
November 23, 2017

Sin is Unchristian: Checks to Antinomianism

Much has been said and written about Martin Luther in recent months. A lot has been made of the Latin phrase which he used to characterise his understanding of justification by faith – simul justus et peccator – the meaning […]
October 10, 2017

The Place of Scripture in the Reformation

In this year 2017, and in this month of October, we commemorate what was the beginning of the Protestant Reformation under Martin Luther. One of the features of his life and work was the central place that the Scriptures played […]