It was a real joy to be back preaching on Sunday – In looking at Romans 7:1-6 and the difference between written Law and the Gospel of the Spirit. I began with Marlon Brando, continued with Jordan Peterson, and ended with Martin Luther – “ We must ask God for divine grace, so that we may become new in spirit, willing and doing all good works … Continue reading Romans 7:1-6 – The New Way of The Spirit; Sinclair on Proverbs 1 and A Message from the Graveyard.
Many non-Christians have ethics but are also frightened that we are seeking to impose our strict ethical system upon them, while at the same time being hypocrites ourselves. For that reason, many Christians tend to shy away from ethics when seeking to communicate the gospel. This session looks like we are avoiding the traps of morality and accusations of political power-seeking whilst we are still … Continue reading Persuasive Ethics
Tim Keller and Sinclair Ferguson are probably the most influential Christian leaders in my life and ministry. It was therefore a joy to hear them both on this video speaking about ministry and life. (If you don’t wish to watch the whole ceremony Tim Keller begins at around the 27 minute mark- Sinclair at the one hour 27 ). Tim Keller always has this … Continue reading Tim Keller and Sinclair Ferguson on Christian Ministry
How Should we use the Means of Grace in our Evangelism? Continue reading How can Christians Reach Out to Non-Believers?
I was saddened to hear of the death of Stephen Hawking – I had recently read a biography of him – as well as watching the sanitised airbrushed Hollywood version of his life – The Theory of Everything. Brilliant mind though he was, he allowed his atheist upbringing and prejudice to distort his reasoning. None more so than his claim in The Times from 8 years … Continue reading Hawkings Haverings – Answering Stephen Hawkings Atheist Claims
A discussion on feminism, leadership, gender, marriage, preaching, the Bible and the church…with Nick Franks on his vlog….I hope you enjoy it…value your comments (feel free to let me know where I am wrong!)… This is an old book but I would still highly recommend it… Continue reading A Discussion on Christian Feminism
Why is it essential that we use the ‘ordinary means of grace’ for evangelism? Why Is Secularism Becoming More Aggressive? Continue reading How Should we use the Means of Grace in our Evangelism?