RZIM Europe are Hiring

Keen to work in a growing, exciting ministry based in Oxford? RZIM are currently hiring for four positions. RZIM currently have a number of job opportunities for the following positions: Assistant to the UK Director and UK Communications Director, RZIM EMEA Assistant to the Executive Director and Administrative Support to the office RZIM EMEA Director (The deadline for applying for …

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‘Why? Looking at God, evil & personal suffering’ by Sharon Dirckx

‘Why?’ is out now and available from The Book Depository & Amazon When I first heard about this book I was in the middle of thinking about suffering myself. I was writing an essay on evil and was consumed with the topic. So it was with great interest that I watched from a distance the last few months of the book’s …

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2012: A Review

As if all of a sudden, the church bells across the little village began to ring out in the cold, dark night. They were heralding in the new year and at the same time marking the passing of the year gone by. 2012 was a year of completion and of new beginnings for me. From an initial nudge towards Oxford …

Hypocrite

We are over half way through term here in Oxford, with only 4 weeks left before the Christmas break. It has been a whirlwind of lectures, meetings, essays, church events, rowing (look for a post next week on this!) and the like so far. Yet already Christmas is on the horizon and heading towards us at great pace. We are …

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A Typical Day in Oxford

I thought I would provide a snap shot of what a day in my life looks like right now. Take for example, Thursday: 5:45 Off and at ’em 6:30 On the water for river session with Queen’s College Boat Club 8:30 Coffee 9:00 Chapel 10:00 Morning Lecture 12:30 Lunch 13:30 Afternoon Lecture 16:00 Research and writing time 19:00 Co-lead Alpha …

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What Is Apologetics?

Later this month I start my studies with the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics. I am excited about this and in my enthusiasm I share with my friends what I am doing. From time to time I am met with that blank-yet-friendly look only a Englishman can give, “Yes, I have no real understanding of what you are saying but …