Emotional women, rational men: why I’m coming out as binary

If you are one of those who regularly fead this blog then you will perhaps recognise this article from a year ago – which I have partly re-written for my Christian Today column.  In light of what is currently going on I thought it was worthwhile repeating…! Emotional women, rational men: why I’m coming out as binary (Photo: Unsplash) A Christian Conviction Many moons ago … Continue reading Emotional women, rational men: why I’m coming out as binary

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

Radical Forgiveness and Beautiful Grace – The Difference Christ Makes

This weeks Christian Today post – you can read the original here The title they gave is “An astonishing courtroom hug and what it teaches us about radical forgiveness”…I prefer mine!   Radical Forgiveness and Beautiful Grace – the Difference Christ Makes’ because this incident sums up the difference between joyful biblical Christianity and joyless, miserable atheistic ideology! (although to be fair there have already been … Continue reading Radical Forgiveness and Beautiful Grace – The Difference Christ Makes

The Madness of Crowds – A Review of Douglas Murray’s Latest Book

(This is my latest article in Christian Today – you can read the original here – good to see that Douglas retweeted it!)  This was the title they gave it…. The gay atheist who made me weep and pray (Photo: Unsplash/Ben Mater) Every now and then a book comes along that feels as though it has a brilliance that is enlightening or even a prophetic … Continue reading The Madness of Crowds – A Review of Douglas Murray’s Latest Book

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

The BBC and the Tower of Babel

This weeks article in Christian Today – you can read the original here , The BBC and the Tower of Babel Genesis 11 tells us the fascinating story of the tower of Babel. Humanity was setting itself up against God and as part of that decided to build a skyscraper. God’s means of frustrating this is revealing – “Come, let us go down and confuse … Continue reading The BBC and the Tower of Babel

Sampson’s Samson Post – Losing His Faith

Yet another celebrity Christian has announced on social media that he has left the faith .  Premier Christianity asked me to respond to  Hillsong’s Marty Sampson’s Instagram post announcing this.   You can read the original here… An open letter to the Hillsong worship leader who is “losing his faith” By: David Robertson | 13th August 2019 The Hillsong worship leader Marty Sampson has announced he’s “losing his faith”. … Continue reading Sampson’s Samson Post – Losing His Faith

Out of the darkness: Is the secularist faith in decline?

Sometimes you get read a post that astonishes and encourages.  One such was yesterday when an old sparring partner from the Scottish Secular Society (someone who I also respect), Spencer Fildes wrote a message on his FB page stating amongst other things “Secularism is a myth” .  The fact that a former vice chair of the Secular Society could write this set me thinking – … Continue reading Out of the darkness: Is the secularist faith in decline?

Harari’s Hope and Hypocrisy – Christian Today

This weeks Christian Today article… Harari’s hypocrisy and why Christians can be just the same (Photo: Unsplash/Ryoji Iwata) The Israeli historian Yuval Noah Harari is this generation’s ‘must have’ writer if you want to show just how in touch you are with modern society. His Sapiens and Homo Deus have sold, and continue to sell in their millions. He is the guru of the techno … Continue reading Harari’s Hope and Hypocrisy – Christian Today

Christianettes Make Bachelorettes

This weeks column in Christian Today – read the original here That Bachelorette sex talk and what it says about Christianity in the West Hannah B and Luke P, both professing Christians, talk out their differing views on sexual intimacy on The Bachelorette.(Photo: ABC) What a strange and different world we live in – the world of reality TV, social media and disintegrating foundations. There … Continue reading Christianettes Make Bachelorettes