Brian Purfield explains why Paul thought it was necessary to write to the likeable but easily-influenced community of Christians in Colossae.
Brian Purfield explores Francis of Assisi's unique way of witnessing to the gospel and embracing its challenges.
Brian Purfield compares the spiritual experiences of Ignatius Loyola and Francis of Assisi. What similarities are there between the Spiritual Exercises and Bonaventure's 'Major Life' of St Francis?
Paul tells the Christians at Colossae that Christ is the 'the first-born of all creation' - why was this such an important message for Paul to teach, and how do we let this shape our faith?
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