Third Space – An Interview with The Gospel Coalition Australia

In yesterday’s blog I spoke about the enormity of the task that we face here in Australia.  Here is an interview I did with the Gospel Coalition Australia – which expands on that a bit more.   The key question, in Australia, the UK and the US, is whether the Church is prepared to face up to the underlying difficulties and whether, when we do, we … Continue reading Third Space – An Interview with The Gospel Coalition Australia

Letter from Australia 9 – Third Space – the Beginning

Brothers and Sisters, Social media is sometimes quite deceptive. The trouble is that the impression given by Facebook posts or Tweets is almost always wrong, because it is incomplete.   Some people’s FB feeds read as though they are living the perfect life in paradise, full of smiling faces, purring cats and holidays in the sun. Some Twitter feeds read as if the Tweeter is in … Continue reading Letter from Australia 9 – Third Space – the Beginning

Evangelism in Todays Church – Interview with Eternity Magazine

(On the day that we launched Third Space I did this interview with Eternity magazine.  You can read the original here)  Australia is more open to Jesus than you believe A Scottish Christian leader wants to help local churches reach their communities BEN MCEACHEN | SEPTEMBER 26TH, 2019 05:14 PM |  1 “People in our culture are more open to the gospel than we think but the church is … Continue reading Evangelism in Todays Church – Interview with Eternity Magazine

Third Space – Interview on 20/20 Vision

This week I did this interview with one of Australia’s main Christian radio stations – of which there are a lot!  I was astonished to read that 25% of Australians listen to Christian radio…! The interview itself was a wee bit different…the phone in questions were fascinating.  You can here the whole thing here… Most of the discussion was about evangelism and Third Space….We are … Continue reading Third Space – Interview on 20/20 Vision

How Do You Achieve Forgiveness? – A.S.K 17

Doug Murray’s latest book The Madness of Crowds  has a great section on forgiveness – in which he recognises its importance, but doesn’t really know how to achieve it…This weeks’ A.S.K answers that question.  BIBLE READING: Hebrews 9:11-28 TEXT: In fact, the law requires that nearly everything be cleansed with blood, and without the shedding of blood there is no forgiveness….. Just as people are destined to … Continue reading How Do You Achieve Forgiveness? – A.S.K 17

Outgrowing Atheism – It’s Time For Richard Dawkins to Grow Up

(This weeks article on Christian Today – you can read the original here). Outgrowing Atheism: it’s time for Richard Dawkins to grow up Atheist bestselling author Richard DawkinsYouTube/Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason & Science Although its readers were to name him one of the top three intellectuals in the world, Prospect magazine gave a scathing review to Richard Dawkins’ anti-religion polemic The God Delusion, writing at … Continue reading Outgrowing Atheism – It’s Time For Richard Dawkins to Grow Up

Jesus – The Only Saviour – A.S.K 16

BIBLE READING: Acts 4:1-12 TEXT: Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to mankind by which we must be saved (Acts 4:12). To some modern ears it appears a bit arrogant to claim that our way is the only way. I guess that is partly what lies behind this question. It does at first glance sound … Continue reading Jesus – The Only Saviour – A.S.K 16

Art and Encouragment in Brisbane – Letter from Australia 7

Brothers and Sisters, Last weeks letter was from Shetland – via a series of airports – Shetland, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dubai, Sydney and Brisbane I now find myself writing this from this beautiful Brisbane.  And it is.  This is a quite remarkable city – a county town,  turned into a modern, vibrant, cosmopolitan city of some 2 million people.   It is a very pleasant environment and … Continue reading Art and Encouragment in Brisbane – Letter from Australia 7

The Death of Jesus – A.S.K 15

BIBLE READING: John 3:14-21 TEXT: For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life (John 3:16). God’s response to the big question of suffering – is to give us an even bigger answer! One that will blow your mind. One that even the angels are amazed at. One … Continue reading The Death of Jesus – A.S.K 15