Is the Benedict Option the Best Option for Today’s Church?

  There is a new ‘cool’ book in town! It’s a New York Times bestseller, endorsed by Russell Moore, Archbishop Charles J.Chaput, and, the ultimate accolade, Carl R.Trueman!   How could I resist? Especially as it is subtitled “A strategy for Christians in a post-Christian nation”. With such endorsements, and always wanting to stay up with … More Is the Benedict Option the Best Option for Today’s Church?

Ricky Gervais v Stephen Colbert – The Real Answers- An Open Letter

This article is now on the Premier Christianity website Dear Ricky, Loved your appearance on the Stephen Colbert show – two of my favourite entertainers discussing the most important subject in the world – what’s not to like?!   I would like to answer some of the questions you raise in the clip below.  I have … More Ricky Gervais v Stephen Colbert – The Real Answers- An Open Letter

Donald Trump, the American Immigration Crisis and the Hummus Revolution

(Note:  An shorter edition of this article was published on Christian Today) Just when you thought the world couldn’t get any more surreal, along comes Donald Trump and his executive order on immigrants and refugees – queue mass panic, hysteria and protests in the streets.    Depending on whose fake news you read (fake news by … More Donald Trump, the American Immigration Crisis and the Hummus Revolution

The End of the World is Nigh! Donald Trump, the Doomsday Clock and John Newton

A very sombre looking Laurence Krauss and other ‘experts’ (scientists and academics) held a very solemn ceremony this week, which was solemnly reported by CNN and other mainstream news media.  The doomsday clock  was moved forward 30 seconds to two minutes before midnight.   Don’t you just love fake news and alternative facts?   The … More The End of the World is Nigh! Donald Trump, the Doomsday Clock and John Newton