Salvation Came Through Richard Dawkins

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

What Happened on Easter Monday? Happy Dyngus Day!

What happened on Easter Monday? According to a couple of newspapers and a Christian website I read, nothing! But that cannot be true- after the drama of Good Friday, the depression of Black Saturday and the joy of Resurrection Sunday, what followed? Although in the UK we celebrate Easter Monday as a bank holiday that means little more than another day of work for most … Continue reading What Happened on Easter Monday? Happy Dyngus Day!

The Power of Hate

Society is awash with hatred, but love is stronger A strong contender for word of the year for 2018 is already ‘hate’. Every day we hear about hate speech, hate groups and numerous slogans along the line of ‘love trumps hate’. In this regard I was intrigued by a proposal from the city of Hamilton in Canada to ban ‘hate groups’. The trouble is how one defines … Continue reading The Power of Hate

Which is Better? A Party or a Funeral? Ecclesiastes 7

This weeks column from Christian Today on Ecclesiastes 7  One of the problems with modern life is the misuse of the English language. The way that words change or are used in different ways fits well with Solomon’s assertion that everything is meaningless. One such word is ‘extremist’. We think we know what it means, but it has become a term of insult and of … Continue reading Which is Better? A Party or a Funeral? Ecclesiastes 7

David Suchet has fallen for the trap of believing doctrine is divisive and doesn’t matter

This article first appeared on the Premier website here – By: David Robertson | 13th March 2018 The voice of the NIV audio Bible has admitted moving away from “organised religion” through making a new documentary on the three Abrahamic religions. David Robertson responds    David Suchet is a big part of my life. Every day I hear his voice – not because I am an Agatha Christie fanatic endlessly … Continue reading David Suchet has fallen for the trap of believing doctrine is divisive and doesn’t matter

The March Record – Cover, Contents and Controversy…

  The March Record  is now out.  You can order copies from your local Free Church or the Free Church offices – or from any Christian bookshop that stocks it.  You can now also get it online for a bargain £1.50 (or your currency equivalent)….Click on the Issuu link here –  There is some great content… including James Eglinton’s article in The Times, Murdo Murchison, A … Continue reading The March Record – Cover, Contents and Controversy…

Ecclesiastes 6 – Life in the Shadowlands

After the first and highly successful Live Aid, Bob Geldof turned to his fellow organiser Midge Ure, and asked, ‘Is that it?’ It was his reflection on the success and joy of Live Aid – a reflection which became the title of his autobiography. Many of us can identify with this. We have this sense of something missing. We are aware of living in the … Continue reading Ecclesiastes 6 – Life in the Shadowlands

The Cure for Loneliness – the Cord of Three Strands – (Ecclesiastes 4:7-12)

(An edited edition of this article was first published on Christian Today here – ) Since the government is the highest authority known to secular man, it must be the solution to every problem. Including the problem of loneliness. Thus Prime Minister Theresa May, in response to a report from the Jo Cox Commission, has appointed a minister for loneliness, Tracey Crouch. Loneliness is not a … Continue reading The Cure for Loneliness – the Cord of Three Strands – (Ecclesiastes 4:7-12)

The Chalke Conversation – Agreement and Disagreement

An edited version of this article was published on the Premier Website – here.  It was edited because of length, but I think the issue is so important that I should reproduce the whole article here.  I wrote The Anti-Christ Message of Steve Chalke  and then this reply The Chalke Response  Steve has refused to have a conversation with me or to discuss it, but that did … Continue reading The Chalke Conversation – Agreement and Disagreement

12 Rules for Life – A Christian Perspective

A Review of Jordan Peterson’s latest book (I have been asked so much about my article Is Jordan Peterson the New Messiah? on  and the book that I decided to forego  The Great Deception – Part 1 for this week and write a full review of 12 Rules for Life, complete with quotes so that you can judge  for yourselves –  Peterson is not a preacher but there are … Continue reading 12 Rules for Life – A Christian Perspective