Pay the fine

There's a popular sermon illustration that goes something like this: God in the gospel, we sometimes say, is like a judge who has a guilty party before him at the bar, and he pronounces the sentence—whether it is five years in jail, a $10,000 fine, or whatever.  Then the judge steps down from the bench, …

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D Day

Seventy years on Seventy years ago today over 5000 soldiers lost their lives to start a new front against the Germans and helped bring a faster end to the Second World War. What can be said about the bravery of the men that stormed the Normandy beaches could do justice to their self-sacrifice. Nothing I …

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