I am grateful for the enthusiastic response so far for A.S.K and for the encouragements from others: This one is from a man I greatly admire and respect – whose job is to work with teenagers. ‘If you’re a teenager trying to follow Jesus it is more than likely that you’ve asked most of the 52 questions that David Robertson tries to answer. These are real … Continue reading A.S.K 3 – Does the Bible Condone Slavery?
Sometimes a story arises which is so indicative of our culture and so important in its implications that it deserves an immediate response. The Daily Telegraph, the Yorkshire Post and the Daily Mirror all carried this story about Rev. Peter Hughes. Peter quoted extensively (as did The Mirror) from my article Parents Take Back Control – The April Record Editorial which he read on this blog. … Continue reading Vicar ‘under Investigation’ for Quoting The Wee Flea!
This weeks Quantum looks at the visit of Donald Trump , including Sadiq Khan’s response, and the commemoration of D-Day… Next week, the Tory government will roll out the red carpet for Donald Trump. A President who is destroying all the values that have always united Britain and America. Join me and thousands of others in Trafalgar Square next Tuesday @ 11 am to #StopTrump pic.twitter.com/csBDpi9npy … Continue reading Quantum 45 – D-Day; Trump’s Visit; Sadiq Khan; Tiananmen Square; Hope not Hate; Sudan; Atheism; Tolkien; Afghan Cricket; Florence Nightingale; A.S.K
This months Record is now out…This is the poetry page – the combination of Psalm 139 and this extraordinary new imagery is for me very powerful and moving… Politics and Abortion – An Interview on Branch FM Ireland Regresses; Sunday, Bloody Sunday You can get your copy of The Record here – Continue reading Fearfully and Wonderfully Made
This is a slightly amended version of my latest post in Christian Today – you can read the original here.. This is an important subject for us all to grasp…please do feel free to spread this article around…(if you agree!) (Photo: Unsplash/Matt Botsford) After the Second World War, Soviet Russia was determined to have the concept of ‘hate speech’ enshrined in international legislation. They … Continue reading I Hate ‘Hate Speech’
This week’s Quantum marks a change in how we do things. We will continue to look at what is going on in the world; the good, the bad and the ugly – but there is a danger that just pointing things out can leave one with a sense of despair and turn into a kind of rant about how we are all doomed! I don’t … Continue reading Quantum of Hope 42 – An Apology and a Change; Entertainment; Politics; Religious Freedom; Christian Humanism; Education; Poverty; Leonard Cohen
This is a panel discussion led by William Edgar and with yours truely and Wayne Grudem. It was entitled “As Christians How Do We Respond to the Gay Marriage Debate?” It took place at the FOCL in Poland. I hope you find it helpful… Why Is Secularism Becoming More Aggressive? The Tatchell Debate on Same Sex Marriage Continue reading How Should Christians Respond to the Same Sex Marriage Debate? With Wayne Grudem and William Edgar
This weeks Quantum (click the link above) welcomes Prince Archie and constrasts the joy of new birth with the horror of those who exult and boast in abortion. The Western world seems to be finally waking up to the extent of persecution of Christians – but is reluctant to see the elephant in the room – that the majority of persecution of Christians occurs in Islamic … Continue reading Quantum 41 – Archie; Abortion; Persecuting Christians; Asia Bibi; Folau; FB Bans; Extinction; Rachel Held-Evans; Trans; Israel in Germany; Brian Soutar; Champions League; Gafcon Quantum 41 –
This week’s Quantum covers some big issues. The Internet is now dividing into blocs based on different world views. The Japanese have a new emperor. Also in Asia there is an extraordinary story about deaths in the election. The madness of transgenderism and the destruction of women’s sports continues with a BBC journalist speaking of those women who were ‘assigned’ as male at birth! This results in … Continue reading Quantum 40 – The Splinternet; Japanese Emperor; Born as a Man; Indonesia; Arthur Miller; Greta; China; Obesity; Brexit and Africa; Spain; Californian Shooting; Quantas
I found Nicola Sturgeons’ speech to the SNP entertaining, revealing, informative, frustrating, cringeworthy and depressing. I suspect that the way people react to this speech are similar to the way the react to Nicola – they either love or hate her. To her fans this was a brilliant speech showing the fantastic vision and leadership that she provides. To her detractors this was more of … Continue reading Scotland’s Future – The Hope, History, Hubris, Humiliation and Hypocrisy of Nicola Sturgeon