Joshua Taylor

Press Services International

Based in Christchurch, Joshua is married to Jacinda and enjoys writing as a way of keeping his thoughts in order. He also freelances. You can contact him via the bird site (Twitter) @I_do_words

  • I’m letting you know that the gate has been left open

    A couple of years ago, I was made aware of a wide-ranging survey of religious beliefs in New Zealand. The survey uncovered some fascinating insights into the perceptions held by my fellow countrymen and women regarding Christianity. 

  • Forgive, but that’s not all…

    Should we forgive each other?

  • Should pronouns be capitalised when referencing God?

  • Too much apologetics?

    Have you, or someone you know, ever caught the apologetics bug?As a young Christian, I discovered apologetics. Like ...

  • Can we keep the lights on please?

  • Lockdowns, horsemen and long-awaited pudding

    IntroductionI’m in a bit of a rush so I’ll try and make this article like a cocktail skewer. Short and with only a ...

  • Saluting a private

    Recently, a story has unfolded of the NZ Army’s writing competition for soldiers of the rank of private. After running it and selecting a winner, they then contradicted themselves like a decaffeinated sugar-free energy drink and depublished it from their website. 

  • I love you, Gomer

    The prophet Hosea warned against Israel’s coming destruction for their idolatry and sinfulness. His life was a metaphor representing the severity of their sin. 

  • A time-travelling letter on relationships

    I was surprised and delighted to receive your letter. What a privilege it is to be able to have this opportunity to correspond with you. I hope that this finds you well, and that you have decided to either start training for half marathons now or to never start at all (you’ll understand what I mean eventually).