"If Jesus was not God in human flesh, Christianity is exploded," writes John Stott. "We are left with just another religion with some beautiful ideas and noble ethics; its unique distinction has gone." Who is Jesus Christ? If he is not who he said he
Our culture tells us that the way to be happy is to "be true to yourself". It’s posted on social media, promoted in adverts, taught in schools and, even, expressed in churches. But what does that mean, and does it actually work? Matt Fuller explores
What does it look like to live with joy in a society that does not like what Christians believe, say or do? It’s tempting to grow angry, keep our heads down, retreat or just give up altogether. But this isn’t the first time that God’s people have had
Many people today would say that Christianity has done more harm than good to our world. Sharon James argues, however, in seeking to love their neighbour and reflect God’s moral character the followers of Jesus have had a largely positive impact ...
In this seminal work, beloved pastor and bestselling author Max Lucado explores the life and character of Jesus, now with never-before-read content. The God of the universe knows your name. He has walked your streets. Jesus. Perhaps you’ve heard abou
There is no denying the importance of Jesus Christ in the history of humankind. Over two thousand years empires, governments, political systems and philosophies have come and gone but the presence of Jesus has remained: mysterious, dominant and utter
Letting Jesus take control of your life is a scary thought and a stumbling block for many. It's easy to think that following Jesus would make life less fun and more limited. Drawing on his decades of introducing the real Jesus to people, founder of N
Walk with the biblical heroes of the faith and learn from their successes, struggles, and failures. What if, during a battle with fear, we could take some tips from David? Or in wrestling with a relationship, we could learn from Ruth? Or when we’ve
Meals have always been important across societies and cultures - a time for friends and families to come together. An important part of relationships, meals are vital to our social health. Or as author Tim Chester puts it, Food connects. Tim argues t
In culture today we are often told that it is ‘good to be bad’, with holiness being seen as negative (holier than thou!) or wildly unattainable. In more DISTINCT, Principle at the London School of Theology, Calvin Samuel, invites us to unpick and exp
Reformed theology teaches that, because we are more sinful than we could ever imagine, it can only be God who takes that broken shopping cart wheel (our sinful heart) and replaces it with one that has both the ability and the desire to seek him and t
Who was - and is - Jesus of Nazareth? This is a simple question that every Christian must ask. A multitude of different voices and centuries of church tradition have made it difficult for us to see Jesus the way his own contemporaries saw him, and to
Imagine a world where love guides every attitude and action. A community where people respect others. A place where God is recognised and respected. God revealed the framework for life as it should be – simple statements for life that ...
The miracles of Jesus demonstrate the Kingdom of God in action. They give us a sneak peek into what the Kingdom of God will be like when it is revealed in all its fullness. Ray Markham looks at the miracles of Jesus under four heads – power over natu