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Author Jonathan Edwards

A minister friend of mine was telling me a few days ago about her daughter who was reluctant to attend yet another Christmas service and who asked with a tired voice, “How many different ways are there to rehash the same old story?” The answer to the cynical question is that there are endless ways […] Read More

I was in Berlin recently for the meetings of the European Baptist Federation. We took the painful decision to sell the buildings in Prague, which have been the home of the International Baptist Theological Seminary (IBTS) for the past 14 years.  The seminary has played a crucial part in the life of Baptists in Europe, and […] Read More

Prayer always turns our thinking upside down. Mary’s song, the Magnificat, is the supreme example of this. When God is at work he is never merely in the business of “adding his blessing” to what we have decided to do. He wants to turn our unjust world upside down. He is a God who longs […] Read More