Last Sunday was apparently quite a special one in St Peters – if you listen to the two services you will hear why – Sinclair’s sermon on the Cross is stunning, as is Andrew’s on Ezekiel. What struck me about both is that not only were they deeply biblical and faithful to the text, they were passionate and full of pathos and emotion. This is … Continue reading The Cross, the Temple and the Gospel – Sinclair Ferguson, Andy Robertson and John Owen
Brothers and Sisters, As you may be aware Vicky Beeching is currently doing the circuit in the UK and the US promoting her book Undivided. (See my review here) Undivided – An Open Letter to Vicky Beeching Many in the church and in the wider culture are lauding her. For example the blurb on her book cover includes this hyperbole from The Guardian. “Beeching is arguably the … Continue reading An Open Letter to the Evangelical Church about Vicky Beeching and ‘Gay Christianity’
Undivided – An Open Letter to Vicky Beeching (Vicky Beeching is a relatively well-known Christian singer songwriter who is now better known for being gay and an advocate of the LGBT agenda within the church. When she came out as gay she knew that her career on the American Christian music scene was over, but she now has a new career as a darling of … Continue reading Undivided – An Open Letter to Vicky Beeching
One of the joys of being in Sydney has been the variety of Gospel opportunities. One of my favourites has been a series of breakfasts for lawyers at the appropriately named Silks restaurant. There were organised by City Bible Forum….the link for these is here. The talk includes a Q and A….please remember the context – this was done in an informal setting as people … Continue reading The Evidence for Miracles – City Bible Forum
When Harry Became Sally – Responding to the Transgender Movement Ryan T. Anderson This is a stunning book – the best I have read on the subject of Transgender. But it is about so much more than that. It covers issues such as gender fluidity, the difference and connection between biological sex and gender; feminism, politics, government, law and media. Although it is written from … Continue reading When Harry Became Sally – the ‘must read’ book of the decade!
(Richard Dawkins is in Sydney this weekend so I issued this challenge to him on the Christian Today website) Dear Professor Dawkins, Apologies for writing you another letter (remember The Dawkins Letters?) but you just don’t seem to be responding. It’s so funny how we don’t talk any more. Anyway, I hope you are well and fully recovered from your recent bout of illness (I would … Continue reading An open letter to Richard Dawkins: What have you got to lose by debating God’s existence with me this weekend?
We are continuing to love being in Australia – and learning so much in so many ways….In some ways it is very similar to the UK, in other ways it is quite unique. Liberal Progressive Indoctrination. Liberal Progressives are attempting their indoctrination here. For example this week I was told of a Sydney secondary school which made boys go to the gym and walk round … Continue reading Ozzie Observations – Week 5 – Liberal Indoctrination; The Drum; Israel Folau; The Bible in Australia; ANZAC; Moore College; The Bookery; Aussie Humour
Whilst in Australia I have been meeting a lot of people who have read The Dawkins Letters I was sent this testimony of Richard Morgan, who was converted through reading it. He gives a lovely talk in this video… You can hear the Unbelievable programme he mentions here – We added this chapter to The Dawkins Letters SALVATION CAME THROUGH RICHARD DAWKINS What a relief it … Continue reading Salvation Came Through Richard Dawkins
Church youth groups rarely teach apologetics, majoring instead on games & goodies. The goal seems to be to engineer events that ratchet up emotional commitment, as though sheer intensity of experience will compensate for intellectual doubts. But emotional intensity is not enough to block out teens’ questions. If anything, it leads them to redefine Christianity in purely emotional terms – which leaves them even more … Continue reading Teenage Devotional/Apologetic Book
One of the difficulties in discussing is how many people just repeat myths they have heard as though they were facts. This weeks review of The Great Deception deals with some of those. For example the view that the EU was set up after the Second World War to preserve peace and it has been the primary reason for peace in Europe over the past 50 years. … Continue reading The Great Deception (Part 4) – Is the EU an American Creation?