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Here begins chapter three of my Aberdeen Master's dissertation entitled Following Jesus in the 21st Century: A Practical Theology of Discipleship. To recap: Introducing a Practical Theology of Discipleship 1.1 – Articulating the Gap Between Christianity and Following Jesus 1.2 – Christianity in the Centre of Empire 1.3 – Dietrich Bonhoeffer on ‘Cheap Grace’ 1.4 – An emphasis on Heaven as a present-day expression of … Continue reading Defining Discipleship
This was originally written in 2015 as a contribution to #BellLetsTalk. A lot has happened since then, but I thought it was worth a repost with some edits and updates. The night before our third son was born, I took to Twitter to share a few thoughts in regards to my struggles with anxiety. I … Continue reading Why I Talk About My Anxiety
A few weeks ago, I tweeted yet another random hockey thought, but one that's near to my heart: We're not talking enough about how Rick Nash is considering retirement at age 34 after suffering another concussion late this past season. It's also a somewhat overlooked story, that a star player would consider hanging up his skates … Continue reading Dear Rick Nash: Do What’s Best For You
After I left theScore back in May and took on a job that allows me to work from home, I write about how I certainly wouldn't be able to give up hockey writing all that easily. I wrote a bit in this space over the summer, pitched a few ideas here and there, and I'm … Continue reading Where I’ll Be Writing This Hockey Season
Introducing a Practical Theology of Discipleship 1.1 – Articulating the Gap Between Christianity and Following Jesus 1.2 – Christianity in the Centre of Empire 1.3 – Dietrich Bonhoeffer on ‘Cheap Grace’ 1.4 – An emphasis on Heaven as a present-day expression of ‘cheap grace’ 1.5 A loss of the story of discipleship 2.1 The God who creates, the God who calls … Continue reading A Light to the Nations
This was originally posted on this day in 2009 Lauren and I were able to take a nice trip down into England last week, with stops in the Lake District, York and Durham County. On the way back to Aberdeen, we made two important stops. One was in the Glasgow neighborhood of Giffnock, where my … Continue reading Repost: On Visiting My Scottish Roots