A Christian group has been banned from a Church school because a few parents have complained that Christian teaching is extremist. Premier Christianity asked me to write a response – you can get the original here – (some of the comments afterwards from people who profess to be Christian are quite chilling – not least … More Now teaching Christian doctrine at a church school is ‘extremist’. Move over Monty Python.
Continuing the Reformation theme – my latest article in Christian Today (please click the link for the original) – asks whether we should celebrate the 500th anniversary…I will also be on the Janet Parshall tomorrow looking at the same question from an American perspective….In this article look particularly at the BBC documentary which sought to … More Reformation 500: With the ‘fundamentalism, terror and religious violence’ should we really celebrate?
This weeks article in Christian Today – for the original click Here This was another hard one to write. In the aftermath of the Grenfell Tower fire it was strange to be writing about a city burning…but the Word of God is always relevant. Ancient storage jars, believed to be from ancient Babylonia, are displayed during … More Babylon’s Burning – Revelation 18
This article originally appeared on Premier Christianity I had originally entitled it ‘The End of Liberal Britain?’ but I prefer the Premier title! By: David Robertson | 16th June 2017 David Robertson argues that Tim Farron’s resignation proves the Church needs to take a firmer stance on biblical truth The prophecy was quickly fulfilled! … More Christians are now being excluded from the public square. But we have brought it on ourselves
This weeks article on Revelation 17 in Christian Today Let’s do some basic preacher training. Christians have a beautiful message, full of love, compassion and gentleness. Those who pass on the gospel message are to be subtle, nuanced, connected and certainly not give any offence. Agreed? But there is something missing from that. It appears that … More Revelation 17 – The Prostitute on the Beast
This article The Confused Christian’s Guide to the General Election appeared today in CARE’s online election guide. Click on the above link to get the original…. I’m glad that we don’t have the tradition in the UK church of members of congregations asking their pastors, ‘how should I vote?’ If I was asked I wouldn’t know what to … More The Confused Christian’s Guide to the General Election
Back to Revelation in my column for Christian Today You will forgive a personal reference as we continue our look at what the book of Revelation has to say to us today. The reason there has been such a gap between Revelation 15 and today is not because it is a very difficult passage to look … More Revelation and the Message of Armageddon: God is Sovereign
This article originally appeared on the Premier Website blog. Did you see the story about the pastor who was eaten by crocodiles in Zimbabwe after trying to emulate Jesus walking on the water? The story, published in The Metro and Daily Mail, was seized upon by our secular humanist atheist friends with glee. “Words fail me” posted … More The Pastor Eaten by Crocs, The Humanist Mass Murderer and the Fake News of Atheism
The World Reformed Fellowship asked if I would like to respond to a paper produced by the Presbyterian Church in American (PCA) on the question of the role of Women in Ministry. To be honest I was reluctant to do so but since they asked so nicely I wrote This It is more a personal and … More Women in Ministry – A Response to the PCA Report
This article was published on Premier Christian Website in response to Tim Farron’s recent comments re gay sex. A number of years ago we warned that the whole issue of sexuality had become the religion of our contemporary society and the shibboleth question. At first we were told that accepting the current liberal absolutist morality would be voluntary, … More Another One Bites the Dust – Tim Farron’s comments on gay sex