Quantum 25: Parliament and Brexit; Gillette and Toxic Masculinity; Cuomo and Abortion; Bishop Curry; John Finnis and Oxford students; LGBT Depression; Andy Murray

Welcome to this weeks Quantum which you can listen to by clicking the link below… We of course have to begin with Why is There Chaos in Parliament?  and then move on to The Best a Man Can Be? There is an astonishing statement from the New York governor, Cuomo, concerning abortion    Then we return to our friend Bishop Curry who in the name of love is … Continue reading Quantum 25: Parliament and Brexit; Gillette and Toxic Masculinity; Cuomo and Abortion; Bishop Curry; John Finnis and Oxford students; LGBT Depression; Andy Murray

Quantum 23 – Predictions for 2019

The first Quantum of the New Year is based on the predictions that I made earlier this week.  You can get all the links there.  Ten Predictions for 2019 – Confusion, China and Christ.     You can catch up on last weeks here – Quantum 22 – 2018 – End of Year Review   Continue reading Quantum 23 – Predictions for 2019

All Things New – A New Years Message for Church and Society (the January Record Editorial)

A New Years Message for the Church and Society… New Year is as good a time as any to think about new beginnings. As we reflect on the past year and look forward to 2019, whether at an individual, community or government level, many of us would love to start anew again. Renewal is a great idea. And so is re-formation. I would love to … Continue reading All Things New – A New Years Message for Church and Society (the January Record Editorial)

Quantum 22 – 2018 – End of Year Review

This is the last Quantum for 2018.   I wanted to do a review of the year but as I looked at the most popular blog posts for this year I realised that they covered most of the main issues so I thought I would combine the two. You can listen by clicking on the link below.  (there is a fair amount of music in this … Continue reading Quantum 22 – 2018 – End of Year Review

Quantum 20- Dr Dennis Mugwabe; Brexit; Censorship and Hate Speech; Transgender and the Church; :Abortion; Christmas Carols; Veggie Tales; Tyson Fury

Welcome to this weeks podcast.  This week’s is a cracker!  I say that because it has been so well produced by Peter.  Some is a follow up from last weeks – feel free to catch up here.  Please feel free to encourage others to listen and also if you want to support the work please do so by joining our patron campaign here.    LISTEN HERE … Continue reading Quantum 20- Dr Dennis Mugwabe; Brexit; Censorship and Hate Speech; Transgender and the Church; :Abortion; Christmas Carols; Veggie Tales; Tyson Fury

An Interview with the Australian Presbyterian

This is an article which was published in the last ever edition of The Australian Presbyterian.   It is a transcribed interview with Mark Powell which in the light of yesterdays post – A Bittersweet Day helps explain my thinking.   We contrast the situations in the UK and Australia. On the Precipice Australian churches, 10 years behind Scotland’s decline, must return to basics. David Robertson talks … Continue reading An Interview with the Australian Presbyterian

A Stunning Sermon and a Revealing Brisbane Q and A…

The services last Sunday are not up on the website yet (I will link to them when they are) but meanwhile here is Sinclair’s outstanding sermon and also a conversation I had with Mark Baddeley in Queensland Theological College in Brisbane which I had in May.   Firstly Sinclair’s sermon on 2 Corinthians 5:16-21 Then this conversation with Mark …he is a superb interviewer – this … Continue reading A Stunning Sermon and a Revealing Brisbane Q and A…

That Hideous Strength – Part 2 – The Gender Agenda

Well that accelerated pretty quickly – as soon as I feature Melvin Tinkers That Hideous Strength – he gets banned from preaching at the CU carol service in Derby (see this weeks Quantum)!  Not that I am claiming direct correlation – but it will be interesting to see what happens after our second look at the book!  Before we do that have a look at … Continue reading That Hideous Strength – Part 2 – The Gender Agenda

Quantum 18 – China; Taiwan; Christmas in Brunei; Censorship ; Transmania; Rainbow Badges in the NHS; Anti-Semitism in Hungary; The Ukrainian Holocaust; John Allen Chau

Welcome to Quantum no.18 – This is a bit longer than usual but there was so much to cover….enjoy. China – https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-11-21/beijing-to-judge-every-resident-based-on-behavior-by-end-of-2020 Taiwan – Rejects SSM – https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-46329877 Christmas – Brunei – https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/brunei-cancels-christmas-sultan-warns-those-celebrating-could-face-up-to-five-years-in-jail-a6782561.html? fbclid=IwAR0W6Sef4Tp1AacdVeCe8wUCB6mxX3_TiMTNQjPS3yXI_vDumVbsA1dmSdwMartyn Lewis – https://www.facebook.com/mrmartinlewis/videos/10155478443616540/ Censorship Derby Cathedral –- https://www.premier.org.uk/News/UK/Cathedral-denies-banning-vicar-from-preaching-at-carol-service Glasgow and Aberdeen Unis – https://blogs.spectator.co.uk/2018/11/the-real-reason-pro-life-students-arent-welcome-at-glasgow-university/ Vagina Monologues – https://nypost.com/2018/11/20/now-the-pc-police-have-come-for-the-vagina-monologues/ Jean Hackett – https://twitter.com/jeanhatchet/status/1067784361225924609?s=12 Transamania – Piers Morgan – https://twitter.com/i/status/1067390060977418240 Rainbow badges – … Continue reading Quantum 18 – China; Taiwan; Christmas in Brunei; Censorship ; Transmania; Rainbow Badges in the NHS; Anti-Semitism in Hungary; The Ukrainian Holocaust; John Allen Chau

Quantum 17 – St Helens Bishopsgate; Michael Veitch; Islamic Prayer in Blackburn Cathedral; Dawkins and Children; Transgender Rights; Marrying a Ghost

Listen here for this weeks Quantum St Helens Bishopgates and Bible studies in the City with William Taylor – https://www.facebook.com/501565301/posts/10161149698290302/ Pastor Michael Vitch in Scottish Parliament. –https://www.scottishparliament.tv/meeting/time-for-reflection-october-30-2018?fbclid=IwAR1zNPc8VxWe0TzdL2c5aXA470lnOVPmlyUIHF2Py77VZtXrB6vUKj93o5g Islamic Prayer in Blackburn Cathedral https://www.julesgomes.com/single-post/Blackburn-Cathedral-is-Muslim-territory-after-Islamic-call-to-prayer?fbclid=IwAR3GqGrtzm1g_5E3l3v-8uIxwabxYqlQmjz2dKvGGXlnD0WBgdtYSA-AmQ8 IS religion good for children – Richard Dawkins – https://www.irishtimes.com/news/science/is-religion-good-for-children-1.3674350 Transgender rights – Channel 4 – https://www.lgbtqnation.com/2018/11/dozens-major-companies-just-warned-trump-not-mess-transgender-rights/ https://www.ft.com/content/d1c4c06c-e6a2-11e8-8a85-04b8afea6ea3 https://theweeflea.com/2018/11/19/gender-and-trauma-the-dark-side-of-transgender-part-2/ Spiritism – https://nypost.com/2018/10/30/woman-who-had-sex-with-20-ghosts-is-now-engaged-to-a-spirit/ “It is more rational to believe in God than to believe there is no God. Belief in … Continue reading Quantum 17 – St Helens Bishopsgate; Michael Veitch; Islamic Prayer in Blackburn Cathedral; Dawkins and Children; Transgender Rights; Marrying a Ghost