Every member in ministry

Credo 3 June 2024 “… so we, though many, are one body in Christ, and individually members one of another. Having gifts that differ according to the grace given to us, let us use them…” (Rom 12: 5-6) One of the many problems that have arisen in some...

On Promethean Shame and the Gift of Creatureliness

Credo 20 May 2024 In Greek mythology, Prometheus is a Titan god, a potter, who created the first man and woman out of clay. He is also believed to have been the one who stole fire from Zeus to give to man, thereby enabling him to fashion tools.[1] The German...

Called to Health, Wealth and Success?

Credo 6 May 2024 In an article entitled ‘Magical Moments’, Stephen Hunt, who teaches religion at Reading University, notes that the ‘health and wealth gospel’ is ‘one of the fastest growing religious movements on a global scale’. Hunt is right. In a 2006 poll...

The Doctrine of Christian Perfection

Credo 15 April 2024 Imagine this conversation among a group of sincere Christian friends: “Hey, did you know some denominations say that Christians are to be perfect?” “Oh? You mean we are to be flawless and sinless? C’mon, is that even possible?” “Seriously, isn’t...

The storied self

Credo 1 April 2024 The phrase “silver tsunami” is often used to describe the extraordinary rise in the number of older people throughout the world today. It is employed by not only politicians and academics, but also the ageing service sector. The...