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jonathan robinson – preaching under fire

I am a cynic.  I am naturally prone to doubt everything, not because I have an especially strong bent to rationalism but because I don’t trust other people to be rational, or even myself for that matter.  For example as a young associate pastor in London I remember a visiting team of young missionaries getting very […]

jonathan robinson: educational preaching?

I saw an interesting video the other day. Brian McLaren was discussing the life cycle of the modern congregation.  He suggested that pastors have usually operated on the principle that people will be at church their whole lives, and so they have plenty of time to teach the Christian faith.  While I’m not so sure about that, […]

jonathan robinson: doubtful preaching

I don’t know about you, but I regularly lose my faith.  At least once or twice a year, sometimes more, doubts gather in my mind and heart, grow and nearly overwhelm me.  In those times I have learned to keep moving, to keep behaving as if I still believed.  This isn’t me being fake.  I […]