Why Trinity?

"Most orthodox Christians claim to be "biblical" in doctrine yet also "Trinitarian". Many share the view expressed by Whitely and by Kelly that the Pauline texts embody "traces of a Trinitarian ground-plan". It is certainly the case that Paul unambiguously expresses the Christian belief in one God (1 Cor. 8:6), and that in many passages,... Continue Reading →

The Holy Trinity (pt2)….

.....in Propositions! 1. The Trinity is not an optional doctrine, it is essential. God’s unity is not behind God’s threeness, God’s unity is in God’s threeness. This is not speculative mathematics, it is a descriptive theology of revelation. 2. The Trinity is not an academic doctrine thought up by clever scholars, rather it grew out of the Christian experience of worship, i.e. it expressed the... Continue Reading →

The Holy Trinity (pt1)….

....in Tweets! I.  HOW TO AVOID TRINITARIAN HERESY #1. Start by abolishing Trinity Sunday, that fateful day on which preachers think they have to explain the Trinity #2. Teach children to make the sign of the cross when they say the words "Father, Son and Holy Spirit" #3. When someone offers to tell you the... Continue Reading →

Your Christian Life

I've been re-reading Mike Reeves' brilliant little book on the Trinity called 'The Good God, enjoying Father, Son and Spirit' (just check out the reviews on Amazon for proof).  His conclusion is short and succinct enough to warrant popping it here, in the hope that people will be inspired enough to get his book, read... Continue Reading →


"Now, the catholic faith is this, that we worship one God in Trinity, and Trinity in Unity."  Athanasian Creed Robin Parry writes, "We can't make proper sense of our conversion, of our baptism, of our experiences of God, of our place in the church, of mission, Bible reading or the eternal life God has given... Continue Reading →

Blessed Trinity

A Latin hymn from the thirteenth century Come, thou Holy Spirit, come: And from thy celestial home send thy light and brilliancy. Come, thou father of the poor, Come, who givest all our store, Come, the soul's true radiancy. Come, of comforters the best, of the soul the sweetest guest, sweetly and refreshingly. Come in... Continue Reading →

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