Quantum 25: Parliament and Brexit; Gillette and Toxic Masculinity; Cuomo and Abortion; Bishop Curry; John Finnis and Oxford students; LGBT Depression; Andy Murray

Welcome to this weeks Quantum which you can listen to by clicking the link below… We of course have to begin with Why is There Chaos in Parliament?  and then move on to The Best a Man Can Be? There is an astonishing statement from the New York governor, Cuomo, concerning abortion    Then we return to our friend Bishop Curry who in the name of love is … Continue reading Quantum 25: Parliament and Brexit; Gillette and Toxic Masculinity; Cuomo and Abortion; Bishop Curry; John Finnis and Oxford students; LGBT Depression; Andy Murray

Why is There Chaos in Parliament?

Much as I would like to continue with the book review of The Great Deception and try to help our understanding of the EU, events have overtaken me and so this week we will delay part 12 and instead turn to the momentous events in Parliament over the past couple of days. The British government has just had the largest defeat in history and yet … Continue reading Why is There Chaos in Parliament?

Trump Prayer Warriors and the Politicisation of the American Church

Have a look at this video which has been doing the rounds in some circles of American evangelicalism.  I was sent it by someone who meant well and I appreciate that.  I get sent so much that I don’t look at everything but I’m glad I looked at this.   I think its helpful because it helps us understand the perilous state of much of the … Continue reading Trump Prayer Warriors and the Politicisation of the American Church

Quantum 24: China and the Dark Side of the Moon; The Yellow Vests; Trans; Soubry and Nazis; : Rahaf; Billy Connolly; The Iolaire

This weeks Quantum looks at some of the issues of the week. Subscribe on Podbean or Itunes – or listen to the whole thing here. China as predicted threatens Taiwan and continues its remarkable growth in technological power with its landing on the dark side of the moon.    Of course we could not resist including this! Meanwhile in Europe the Yellow Vest movement continues. The … Continue reading Quantum 24: China and the Dark Side of the Moon; The Yellow Vests; Trans; Soubry and Nazis; : Rahaf; Billy Connolly; The Iolaire

The Uncivil War – A Prophetic, Enlightening and Inspiring Play

Nah – don’t think I’ll bother.  That was my reaction when I heard about Channel 4’s drama on Brexit.  It’ll be the usual ‘Brexit was all about thicko ignorant racists voting for something they knew nothing about’ narrative – and to be honest, I’m tired of the whole mess.  But then I read that the Guardian hated it.  This is normally an excellent recommendation for … Continue reading The Uncivil War – A Prophetic, Enlightening and Inspiring Play

God is Good for You – A Defence of Christianity in Troubled Times – Greg Sheridan

God is Good for You – A Defence of Christianity in Troubled Times – Greg Sheridan  Published: Alen and Unwin (2018) A political journalist looks at the impact of Christianity in the West This is an unusual book, possibly unique- a best selling secular book written in defence of Christianity! Greg Sheridan is the foreign editor of the Australian and he writes with a great … Continue reading God is Good for You – A Defence of Christianity in Troubled Times – Greg Sheridan

Quantum 23 – Predictions for 2019

The first Quantum of the New Year is based on the predictions that I made earlier this week.  You can get all the links there.  Ten Predictions for 2019 – Confusion, China and Christ.     You can catch up on last weeks here – Quantum 22 – 2018 – End of Year Review   Continue reading Quantum 23 – Predictions for 2019

The Great Deception – Part 11 – The Awkward Partner…and Mrs Thatcher

Continuing our review series in which we attempt to make some sense of Brexit: Chapter 10 of The Great Deception is one of those chapters that revealed to me so much fascinating information that at the end I just wrote ‘Wow’…but before we get on to that here are some of the best articles on Brexit over the Christmas New Year Period. My favourite is this brilliant … Continue reading The Great Deception – Part 11 – The Awkward Partner…and Mrs Thatcher

Ten Predictions for 2019 – Confusion, China and Christ.

Last New Year I tried to look ahead and predict what would happen in 2018 – https://theweeflea.com/2017/12/30/war-poverty-the-rise-of-the-machines-10-prophecies-for-society-in-2018/   I think I got 9.5 right!  So let’s have another go for 2019. 1) ) We will continue to live in a confused culture – on sex and gender  Our society has the MeToo movement – supposed to be a protest against mistreatment and sexual abuse of women.  … Continue reading Ten Predictions for 2019 – Confusion, China and Christ.

All Things New – A New Years Message for Church and Society (the January Record Editorial)

A New Years Message for the Church and Society… New Year is as good a time as any to think about new beginnings. As we reflect on the past year and look forward to 2019, whether at an individual, community or government level, many of us would love to start anew again. Renewal is a great idea. And so is re-formation. I would love to … Continue reading All Things New – A New Years Message for Church and Society (the January Record Editorial)