Have a look at this video which has been doing the rounds in some circles of American evangelicalism. I was sent it by someone who meant well and I appreciate that. I get sent so much that I don’t look at everything but I’m glad I looked at this. I think its helpful because it helps us understand the perilous state of much of the … Continue reading Trump Prayer Warriors and the Politicisation of the American Church
How can I use the Bible to reach those who don’t believe it is true? “Every single country, town, village, community in this society has been impacted by the Bible.” How Can Christians Engage Non-Christians? Continue reading How Can I Use the Bible to Reach Someone who doesn’t Believe its True?
Last Sunday Sinclair preached on Hebrews 13:8 ‘Jesus Christ, the Same, Yesterday, Today and Forever”. You can hear the sermon alone by going to the St Peters website. Here is the whole service. The song we sang (although only the chorus!) was an old one – Yesterday, Today, Forever…I suspect when you hear the tune you will recognise it.. In the evening I preached on … Continue reading Hebrews 13:8 – Yesterday, Today, Forever; A Difficult Sermon on Predestination Romans 9:14-23…St Peters 6th Jan 2019
Good Crieff! – Fellowship, Frustration and the Future Every January a substantial number of evangelical ministers head for the beautiful Perthshire town of Crieff and the magnificent Crieff Hydro. Known as the Crieff Fellowship it has for decades been a beacon of hope for the Gospel in Scotland. Known as the Crieff Brotherhood (it now involves women – though not many!) it was set up … Continue reading Good Crieff! – Fellowship, Frustration and the Future.
This weeks Quantum looks at some of the issues of the week. Subscribe on Podbean or Itunes – or listen to the whole thing here. China as predicted threatens Taiwan and continues its remarkable growth in technological power with its landing on the dark side of the moon. Of course we could not resist including this! Meanwhile in Europe the Yellow Vest movement continues. The … Continue reading Quantum 24: China and the Dark Side of the Moon; The Yellow Vests; Trans; Soubry and Nazis; : Rahaf; Billy Connolly; The Iolaire
Nah – don’t think I’ll bother. That was my reaction when I heard about Channel 4’s drama on Brexit. It’ll be the usual ‘Brexit was all about thicko ignorant racists voting for something they knew nothing about’ narrative – and to be honest, I’m tired of the whole mess. But then I read that the Guardian hated it. This is normally an excellent recommendation for … Continue reading The Uncivil War – A Prophetic, Enlightening and Inspiring Play
On Monday I had the privilege of again doing a ‘Ask any Bible Questions’ phone in on Premier Christian Radio. It was live and I had no forewarning of any of the questions – so it is a pretty hard thing to do…Questions ranged from angels to adultery….not everyone was happy with the answers! You can listen to the show here – Premier Christian Radio … Continue reading Ask any Bible Question – Premier Christian Radio – January 2019
Somme – Into the Breach- Hugh Sebag-Montefiore This is a detailed and harrowing book which took me some time to get into. At times it was unrelenting. But it was worth it. There was a great deal of helpful information which I was not aware of – for example the fact that there were what was known as Pals battalions, where recruits usually had a … Continue reading Somme – Into the Breach- Hugh Sebag-Montefiore – Lessons from a Sombre and Great Book.
God is Good for You – A Defence of Christianity in Troubled Times – Greg Sheridan Published: Alen and Unwin (2018) A political journalist looks at the impact of Christianity in the West This is an unusual book, possibly unique- a best selling secular book written in defence of Christianity! Greg Sheridan is the foreign editor of the Australian and he writes with a great … Continue reading God is Good for You – A Defence of Christianity in Troubled Times – Greg Sheridan
Last Sunday morning we looked at Philippians 2:5-11 “Adopt the Attitude of Christ”. We sang ; My Jesus (Shout to the Lord); King of Kings/Majesty; Ps119:1-8; Philippians 2:5-11 and When I Survey the Wonderous Cross Melito of Sardis (2nd Century) – “ He that hung up the earth in space was himself hanged up; he that fixed the heavens was fixed with nails; he that bore up the earth … Continue reading Philippians 2:5-11, Psalm 87 – Sermons and Songs from St Peters (and David Henderson)