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August 1, 2018

Before I got married, I read a number of helpful books on dating and relationships.  And some unhelpful books (by well-intentioned but slightly misguided Christian authors).  I was surprised to learn, while reading these books that dating in the US is very different to...

August 1, 2018

In December 2015, Anne-Marie and I travelled to Zanzibar, which is an island (or group or islands, more accurately), part of Tanzania, in East Africa.  It’s a spectacularly beautiful place, with a very sad history.  Zanzibar was a slave port, and the men, women and chi...

July 30, 2018

In our passage today, Paul addresses three groups:  those unmarried (vv8-9), those married (vv10-11) and everyone (vv12-16).

For those who are single, Paul says singleness is a good gift (v8).  But this is not for everyone, because singleness means abstaining from sex (...

July 30, 2018

From 1 Cor 5, we know that Paul had written an earlier letter, which has been lost to history.  The Corinthian Christians have written back to Paul asking some questions, which is what Paul now turns to (v1).

Paul first addresses the statement that the Corinthian Christ...