This months Bible Questions on Premier Christian Radio – This one was a wee bit diffferent – Questions include – Are the Jews still God’s chosen people? Why is God called the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob (what about Moses, David, John the Baptist)? Wheels on God’s throne? Do we keep our scars in heaven? The significance of Jesus being in the grave for … Continue reading Your Call – Bible Questions – The Jews; Name of God; Heavenly Wheels and Scars; The Devil; Denominations; The Holy Spirit Convicting; The Resurrection Body;
Book – Pensees – Pascal – 9/10 What can one say about this classic book? This is so good I am tempted to learn French just to read the author in his original language! For those who don’t know this is a collection of philosophical fragments, note and essays. It is personal and deep and profoundly biblical and Christian – although very grounded in the … Continue reading Saturday Review 13 ; Pascal; Nine Marks of a Healthy Church; Romans 12; Nick Robinson; Love Over Gold; The Flame Tree Cafe
Chapter Five of The Noble Liar is entitled “Auntie the Apostate: Losing Her Religion” . It is incredibly insightful and helpful. The following is a summary with some of the best quotes. Read and think about this. We have moved from the BBC broadcasting CS Lewis during a time of crisis, to the BBC now promoting the secular prophet, Richard Dawkins. It has not been a change for … Continue reading The BBC and Christianity
It’s a basic truth that our society is founded on Christianity and Christian principles. This includes the whole notion of freedom. If you are a regular watcher of news (or reader of this blog) you will note that in the name of freedom, our civic elites, are seeking to remove the foundation. If the root is removed what makes them think that the fruit will … Continue reading What can we say to people who think Christianity is against freedom?
This months ‘In the Market’ with Janet Parshall ended up with a common theme – the collapse of Western civilisation as we move away from our Christian foundation. Enjoy https://www.moodyradio.org/radioplayer.aspx?episode=259722&hour=1 The Death of Democracy, Media, Prejudice against Christians; the Meritocracy, Ricky Gervais; Jordan Peterson; American Universities, Notre Dame etc are the subjects discussed. I cannot help but think that the burning of Notre Dame … Continue reading In the Market with Janet Parshall – The Collapse of Western Civilisation
Last week I did the monthly Janet Parshall in the market. You can listen to the whole show by clicking here – https://www.moodyradio.org/radioplayer.aspx?episode=255497&hour=1 We tried to explain Brexit to the Americans, Bible Questions, Transgender, Jayne Ozanne, Operation Finale, the Jews, etc In The Market – with Janet Parshall – Politics, Ethics, Theology.. Continue reading In the Market – Discussion with Janet Parshall – from Brexit to the Jews
Several people contacted me about the BBC programme ‘Shake on It” – Shake On It – A Surprising BBC Programme on Trans and Identity. The trouble is that if you are not in the UK you can’t view it. I understand that at some point it will be on YouTube but until then you can get it by clicking the link below. Again to give credit … Continue reading Shake on It -Engaging with Transgender People
On a day when I am depressed at the state of our nation, the state of the Church and a whole lot of personal stuff, I was reminded of the important things when someone linked to this – that we communicate the Good News to a society which is fast sinking into a confused dark morass. Shine the Light! This is a talk given at … Continue reading How Do We Share the Gospel In Europe Today?
If you want to hear todays ‘Your Call – answering Bible Questions’ with yours truly on Premier then you can get it here – https://www.premierchristianradio.com/Shows/Weekday/Your-Call/Episodes/Your-Call1070 It was an unusual one – spirit spouses, women priests and preachers, the difference between grace and mercy, anger, the Spirit guiding, obeying your husband, personal bible difficulties and are Messianic Jews Christian? And if you missed last months… Bible … Continue reading Your Call – Bible Questions – From Spirit Spouses to Women Preachers!
Dear Dr John, I received your e-mail a few weeks ago. Forgive me for taking so long to reply but apart from the usual excuses of busyness and holidays your letter made quite an impact upon me. I was not angered by it –indeed the overwhelming emotion I felt about your letter –and I have been thinking about it a lot -was sadness. How is … Continue reading Dear Dr John – A Response to a Canadian Atheist