This article first appeared on the Desiring God website Here Four Ways to Witness to Atheists My next-door neighbors are not atheists. They are Muslims, New Age pagans, agnostics, nominal Christians, and one family of evangelical Christians. Most people in the United Kingdom (where I live) are not card-carrying atheists (20%), even less so in the … More Four Ways to Witness to Atheists
This weeks Ecclesiastes article on Christian Today In general in Western society we are money rich and time poor. That is as true for the church as it is for the rest of society – indeed it may be even truer. While the world has just work, family, friends and leisure to use up the … More The Times They Are A’Changing – Ecclesiastes 3:1-8
This article is published on Premier Christianity Ravi Zacharias allegations: 3 ways Christians should respond By: David Robertson | 8th December 2017 Is Ravi Zacharias the latest Christian celebrity to fall? David Robertson looks at the accusations He is one of the best-known Christian evangelists in the world. He speaks before kings, political and cultural leaders and … More Ravi Zacharias Allegations – A Christian Response – Article on Premier Christianity
I wrote this article on Transgender for Christian Today. In reply CT then published this article WWJD – A Trans Christian responds . I was horrified and to be honest quite hurt about it – and I don’t often get hurt about personal articles. The ‘on the one hand some Christians say this, on … More What Should the Church do About Transgender? A response to a response..
This weeks Ecclesiastes article on Christian Today Some people really enjoy their work. That Monday morning feeling, for them, is springing out of bed and bounding to work with joy and zeal. Others however find work just a drudge – something they have to do to pay the bills. It’s Monday but Friday’s coming. PixabaySometimes … More Ecclesiastes 2: Eat, drink and be merry, for tomorrow we die – the futility of work.
This article first appeared on the Christian Today website. What Would Jesus Do – About Transgender? It’s that moment you always know will arrive. You’re in the midst of an online discussion in which you are going against the general zeitgeist on a social issue (in this case transgender) and then it happens: someone comes … More WWJD – about Transgender?
King Solomon’s Pleasure Dome had sex, drugs and money. Why didn’t it work? This weeks column on Christian Today on Ecclesiastes Every now and then within the Church, the cry goes up, ‘we need to make the Bible more relevant’. But such a cry is only an indication of misunderstanding the Bible. We don’t need … More Sex and Drugs and Rock ‘n’ Roll – King Solomon’s Pleasure Dome – Ecclesiastes 2:1-11
This article was first published on Premier Christianity under the heading The Texas Christian Massacre and the Man who Committed It. David Robertson says there’s a double standard in the way we judge the motives of those who commit evil. 26 people dead. 24 seriously wounded. Yet another US gun massacre. They are … More The Texas Christian Massacre and Atheist Hate Speech
I have begun a new weekly series for Christian Today on Ecclesiastes. The idea is to take this wonderful book and use it to connect our ‘meaningless’ society to the meaningful Christ. Feel free to comment, pass on and use as you wish. You can read the original here Nothing new under the sun: Ecclesiastes … More Nothing new under the sun: Ecclesiastes is the gospel for today’s society
This article was first published in Christian Today Moral Panic The Western media and politicians are now in full-scale moral panic mode. After Harvey Weinstein we have the absolutely shocking revelation that there are other people in positions of power who have abused that power. Whether it’s in the celebrity bubble of Hollywood or the … More Weinstein, Spacey and the hypocrisy of the current moral panic