Themes I Love: Redemption

The thing about redemption is that it screams out “there is hope!” Even in the worst situations where hope appears lost, the story of redemption says it’s worth holding out for hope. The theme of redemption is particularly something that means a lot to me. There are so many episodes in my life where I […]

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Idols Then Idols Now

What fault did your ancestors find in me, that they strayed so far from me? They followed worthless idols and became worthless themselves. Has a nation ever changed its gods? (Yet they are not gods at all.)  But my people have exchanged their glorious God for worthless idols.  Where then are the gods you made for yourselves? Let them come if they can save you when […]

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How Should We Remember People?

Two incidents in the space of a week has me thinking again about how we should remember people. Former radio and television personality and charity worker Jimmy Saville, who died a year ago, has not been accused of a number of incidents of sexually inappropriate behaviour.  The charges and allegations have caused quite a stir […]

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