This article first appeared on the Desiring God website Here Four Ways to Witness to Atheists My next-door neighbors are not atheists. They are Muslims, New Age pagans, agnostics, nominal Christians, and one family of evangelical Christians. Most people in the United Kingdom (where I live) are not card-carrying atheists (20%), even less so in the … More Four Ways to Witness to Atheists
This weeks Ecclesiastes article on Christian Today In general in Western society we are money rich and time poor. That is as true for the church as it is for the rest of society – indeed it may be even truer. While the world has just work, family, friends and leisure to use up the … More The Times They Are A’Changing – Ecclesiastes 3:1-8
This article is published on Premier Christianity Ravi Zacharias allegations: 3 ways Christians should respond By: David Robertson | 8th December 2017 Is Ravi Zacharias the latest Christian celebrity to fall? David Robertson looks at the accusations He is one of the best-known Christian evangelists in the world. He speaks before kings, political and cultural leaders and … More Ravi Zacharias Allegations – A Christian Response – Article on Premier Christianity
Just before the EU referendum I wrote this article about my struggles with how to vote and why I eventually ended up opting for Brexit. It got an astonishing reaction being downloaded, read and passed on over 100,000 times. I have written other things on this topic but never anything on that scale…until today. I … More Brexit for Dummies (and Hope for Visionaries)
Brexit – There is of course a whole lot of things happening with Brexit just now. I am in the middle of writing a Dummies Guide to Brexit but for now I just note that, as I expected, the UK will cave into the EU on everything and we will leave the EU in … More LED 18 – Brexit; Graham Norton; Tim Farron; The Men who live as Dogs; Paedophilia; Education; YouTube Censorship; Kevin McKenna
I wrote this article on Transgender for Christian Today. In reply CT then published this article WWJD – A Trans Christian responds . I was horrified and to be honest quite hurt about it – and I don’t often get hurt about personal articles. The ‘on the one hand some Christians say this, on … More What Should the Church do About Transgender? A response to a response..
For some reason we were not able to put up last weeks sermons yet, so this Sunday I thought I would post this article I wrote for Christmas 2004 on the old Free Church website. Its interesting how things change but the problems remain the same! – plus ca change, plus c’est la meme chose! … More A Christmas Bonus – Goldman’s, Norway and Bertrand Russell
The Saturday Review – 2nd December 2017 Each Saturday I hope to publish a ‘review’ page – looking at films, books and TV shows that I’ve read or seen. Anything that needs a more in depth analysis will get individual reviews. The purpose of these is to provide recommendations or as I always do, look … More The Saturday Review 1 – Murder on the Orient Express; BBC Vietnam War; From Reform to Renewal
This weeks Ecclesiastes article on Christian Today Some people really enjoy their work. That Monday morning feeling, for them, is springing out of bed and bounding to work with joy and zeal. Others however find work just a drudge – something they have to do to pay the bills. It’s Monday but Friday’s coming. PixabaySometimes … More Ecclesiastes 2: Eat, drink and be merry, for tomorrow we die – the futility of work.
This is the recording of a discussion news programme I took part in last Saturday re the question of trial by media and the stories that have come out about politicians and media stars. Is this good journalism or is this trial by media. The discussion starts about 1 hour 38 minutes into the show.