LED 21 – Jordan Peterson; Transmania; Friends; Eminem, the Pope and Abortion; Sir Iain Torrance; Diversity and Inclusion Methodist Minister; Brexit Facts.

Light Engaging Darkness Welcome to the first LED of 2018.   I have decided to publish Light Engaging Darkness every Friday. If you are reading this for the first time, LED is just a fairly random collection of the week’s news and issues – with comment from a Christian perspective. Enjoy. Jordan Peterson – The Canadian … More LED 21 – Jordan Peterson; Transmania; Friends; Eminem, the Pope and Abortion; Sir Iain Torrance; Diversity and Inclusion Methodist Minister; Brexit Facts.

Secularists Attack the Church of England – Letters in The Courier

The NSS have been at it again – writing letters to moan about some aspect of Christian privilege….this time lambasting the BBC for daring to broadcast from Lambeth House and once again using the issue of alleged child abuse in order to pursue their real passion – attacking Christianity.   The following is their letter and … More Secularists Attack the Church of England – Letters in The Courier

Unbelievable – A Depressing Conversation with Jonathan Bartley

On Friday I had the privilege of doing another ‘Unbelievable’ programme with Justin Brierley.  The other guest was Jonathan Bartley, founder of Ecclesia and co-leader of the Green Party in England and Wales – another professing Christian.   We were there to discuss whether, in the light of the Tim Farron affair, Christians are being excluded … More Unbelievable – A Depressing Conversation with Jonathan Bartley

Rod Liddle – Selfish Whining Monkeys.. A Review – Part 1

The subtitle of this book is how we ended up greedy, narcissistic and unhappy. It doesn’t sound cheerful reading! But it is absolutely brilliant. Liddle is a superb writer – humorous, observant, and biting. He does not write from a Christian perspective but there is much in here that I could resonate with.   One warning … More Rod Liddle – Selfish Whining Monkeys.. A Review – Part 1

Lord Mackay’s life is a shining beacon in an age of secular dogmatism

Lord Mackay of Clashfern rose from humble beginnings to become Lord High Chancellor Published: 07:00 Wednesday 10 January 2018  “There is no Scotsman, indeed no British person in public life whom I admire more” – thus begins Sinclair Ferguson’s foreword to J. Cameron Fraser’s new book, Learning from Lord Mackay, that serves as a good … More Lord Mackay’s life is a shining beacon in an age of secular dogmatism