Spirited Life

Spirited Life is a collision between biblical reflection and charismatic practice, aiming to make people happier in God.
Andrew Wilson

Andrew Wilson is teaching pastor at King's Church London and author most recently of Spirit and Sacrament: An Invitation to Eucharismatic Worship (Zondervan). Follow him on Tiwtter @AJWTheology.

When Satan Takes the High Road, We Take the Low RoadWhen Satan Takes the High Road, We Take the Low RoadSubscriber Access Only
Why humility is one of the most effective tools for resisting the Devil.
Paul Says to ‘Be Filled with the Spirit.’ How Do We Obey a Passive Verb?Paul Says to ‘Be Filled with the Spirit.’ How Do We Obey a Passive Verb?Subscriber Access Only
Perhaps a sailing analogy will help clear up the confusion.
Bringing a Tent Peg to a Sword FightBringing a Tent Peg to a Sword FightSubscriber Access Only
Why God sends his people into battle armed with the tools of everyday life.
You Shall Know Them by Their ClothesYou Shall Know Them by Their ClothesSubscriber Access Only
What we learn about Bible figures from the clothing they put on, take off, and tear apart.
When God Makes Sunbeams Collide with Waterfall SprayWhen God Makes Sunbeams Collide with Waterfall SpraySubscriber Access Only
Rainbows signify something more than a post-Flood peace offering.
Heard the One About the Jewish Man, the Roman Demon, and the Gentile Pigs?Heard the One About the Jewish Man, the Roman Demon, and the Gentile Pigs?Subscriber Access Only
Exploring the multiple meanings behind a New Testament “political cartoon.”
Whatever Happened to Gifts of Language, Prophecy, and Healing?Whatever Happened to Gifts of Language, Prophecy, and Healing?Subscriber Access Only
Let’s ask the early church fathers.
Baptism Doesn’t Have to Be DivisiveBaptism Doesn’t Have to Be DivisiveSubscriber Access Only
Despite our different methods, we’re all immersed in the same Christ.
The Best Retelling of the Jesus Story Isn’t from Narnia or Harry PotterThe Best Retelling of the Jesus Story Isn’t from Narnia or Harry PotterSubscriber Access Only
Our culture has produced plenty of fine remakes, but nothing beats the Old Testament prequel.
Our Spiritual Gifts Have an Expiration DateOur Spiritual Gifts Have an Expiration DateSubscriber Access Only
Let’s rejoice in them—while looking forward to a time when they’re no longer needed.
The Strange Encouragement of the Church’s Appalling HistoryThe Strange Encouragement of the Church’s Appalling HistorySubscriber Access Only
The lives of our greatest heroes often undermined the gospel they so eloquently preached.
When God Fights Idolatry with Unconventional WeaponsWhen God Fights Idolatry with Unconventional WeaponsSubscriber Access Only
A better way to read the bizarre story of Elisha and the bears.
The Bible Never Says ‘All Men are Created Equal’The Bible Never Says ‘All Men are Created Equal’Subscriber Access Only
How the New Testament offers a better, higher calling than the Declaration of Independence.
Why Jesus, Not Salvation, Is God’s Greatest Gift to UsWhy Jesus, Not Salvation, Is God’s Greatest Gift to UsSubscriber Access Only
We’re too quick to see the What instead of the Who.
The Real Reason You Can’t Date JesusThe Real Reason You Can’t Date JesusSubscriber Access Only
When it comes to 'boyfriend' language, we draw the right conclusion for the wrong reasons.
What an Obscure Old Testament Figure Reveals about Us GentilesWhat an Obscure Old Testament Figure Reveals about Us GentilesSubscriber Access Only
There's more to the story of Obed-Edom.
Our Prayer Instincts Are BackwardsOur Prayer Instincts Are BackwardsSubscriber Access Only
What I learned about our prayers on a shaky flight to New Zealand.
Do Babies Go to Heaven?Do Babies Go to Heaven?Subscriber Access Only
The Bible doesn’t explicitly say. Here is how I have come to answer.
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When Jesus Got the Bible WrongWhen Jesus Got the Bible WrongSubscriber Access Only
The Messiah made a "mistake" for good reason.
Brothers, We Are Not ManagersBrothers, We Are Not ManagersSubscriber Access Only
We have forgotten the Bible’s rich language for loving the church.
Why Black Protestants and Evangelicals Still Preach Politics
Why Black Protestants and Evangelicals Still Preach Politics
Amid increasing polarization and shifting church trends, the black church continues to speak out on matters of justice.
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