Monthly Archives: October 2016

Good judgment

One day we will all stand before the judgment seat of God. How would we like him to judge us? Our answer may be personal but I will describe what I hope for. I accept that the picture will be … Continue reading

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Don’t say ‘niggardly’

I was surprised last week to hear the word ‘nigger’ more than once on Radio 4. It was used in an historical context, and so was understandable, but usually people go to some lengths to use substitute terms like ‘n-word’ … Continue reading

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Authority in action

Subsidiarity is a very dull word. Which is a pity, because it describes a very important idea. It is in fact the approach of authority or leadership most like the one which Christ taught us. In simple terms it means … Continue reading

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