Light Engaging Darkness 5 – 1) Feel the Hate – Barcleona, Finland and Charlottesville – The world seems full of violence and hate. one person killed in Charlottesville by a far right extremist, another two in Finland and 14 in Barcelona by Islamists. What has astounded me, and it really shouldn’t because now we … More LED 5 – Barcelona, Charlottesville – Glasgow Pride – Love is Love – Sarah Champion – The Real Modern Slavery – Google’s Tolerance – Endeavour – Is the Church like an Empty Whisky Bottle? – Kris Kristofferson
Last night I enjoyed a fascinating discussion and phone in with Janet Parshall on her ‘In the Market Show. You can here it by clicking Here It was fascinating discussing immigration (based on this blog – The Strange Death of Europe – Part 2 – Immigration). And also hearing Donald Trump’s comments on Charlottesville at the … More Discussing Immigrants on Janet Parshall
Light Engaging Darkness – A weekly look at understanding the times. It’s been an interesting week at a personal level for me. A Cybernat threatened to sue me because he didn’t like my mentioning his review of Dunkirk. I was assaulted in a minor way by a man high on drugs and ended up in … More LED 2 – 50 Years Homosexual Celebration- Transgender Madness – Liu Xiaobo – The Guardian and the C of E – The Cult of Trudeau – Alice Cooper – The End of the Car? – Steve Chalke’s Sin.
Good old Tim Keller has been up to his tricks again – preaching the gospel, engaging the culture, applying the Bible, growing the church. So time for a wee take down – lest he get too big for his boots….time for the reformed world twitterati to do the Holy Spirit’s job and convict Tim of … More Is Tim Keller the Art Heretic?
This months Janet Parshall show looked at the Charlie Gard issue, the DUP and Pride marches….all contemporary issues – you can listen to it by clicking the following link.. https://www.moodyradio.org/radioplayer.aspx?episode=150660&hour=1 https://www.moodyradio.org/programs/in-the-market-with-janet-parshall/2017/07-2017/07.10.2017-challenging-the-way-we-think—what-i-learned-when-i-left-home/ Re the Charlie Gard issue it is a complex one which is not helped by simplistic solutions. On the one hand there are those … More Janet Parshall Show – Charlie Gard and the DUP and Pride Marches
Hour 1: Are Christians Intolerant? Are Christians intolerant? Are they homophobic? Is gay sex a sin? How do we, as followers of Christ, answers these questions in a post-truth world? What does the Bible say and how should we say what the Bible says on this thorny topic? Join us for a timely, compassionate and truthful conversation … More Are Christians Intolerant? Janet Parshall Show
This months In the Market with Janet Parshall was a discussion on Is the Benedict Option the Best Option for Today’s Church? You can hear the program here – Here (on a technical note I think that using Skype for the first time made for a much better sound quality) Previous programmes – Janet Parshall – Post Truth and What … More Janet Parshall – the Benedict Option
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?
You can hear the latest Janet Parshall show Here Apologies for my voice as I still have the lurgy…..it was great to have so many callers. The whole program was a discussion on Ricky Gervais v Stephen Colbert – The Real Answers- An Open Letter Enjoy…..
(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