Quantum 51 – Cricket; Bigotry; The Catholic MP and the Free Church MP; Child Abuse; Jess Phillips; Scotland and Drugs; Trump; The Bachelorette; Mark Driscoll; Joni; The Handmaids Tale; Augustine Banned

This weeks Quantum ranges from explaining cricket to an MP demanding that the government look after her children five days a week – from The Bachelorette to Donald Trump..Enjoy…(and pass on!) We also looking at The Speaker and bigotry –  the firing of Allen Josephson, The Free Church MP and the Catholic MP https://theweeflea.com/2019/07/10/dear-ian-an-open-letter-to-ian-blackford/ Remember this song?  It’s been banned in a library play group! … Continue reading Quantum 51 – Cricket; Bigotry; The Catholic MP and the Free Church MP; Child Abuse; Jess Phillips; Scotland and Drugs; Trump; The Bachelorette; Mark Driscoll; Joni; The Handmaids Tale; Augustine Banned

The Case for Christian Theism – William Lane Craig on Tour in the UK

This is an excellent documentary about the William Lane Craig tour of the UK – The film shows Craig at his best – and the interest generated by his talks – so if you want to gen up on the Kalaam Cosmological argument, the Contingency Argument, the Moral Argument, Islam, Who Designed the Designer? The Evidence for the Resurrection etc… Enjoy… Why I am not … Continue reading The Case for Christian Theism – William Lane Craig on Tour in the UK

Unbelievable – Young People A.S.K- the Video

This is the video of the Unbelievable show with Justin Brierley and Hannah Timson I found this a fascinating conversation – the comments below are generally just depressing – the vitriol and abuse is at least proof of human depravity! Seeing the children asking the questions is superb….I also found it really moving that yesterday I got a lovely letter from a young person who … Continue reading Unbelievable – Young People A.S.K- the Video

CFP Interview Part 2 – The Church in Scotland and Australia

As we continue with the torment of packing up and unpicking 27 years in the one house, serving the one Church,  it’s interesting that I have been asked to do several interviews over the past few day.  One of which was with CFP – part one was a short interview about A.S.K and the other is this one – reflecting on the Church in Scotland and … Continue reading CFP Interview Part 2 – The Church in Scotland and Australia

Asking about A.S.K – CFP Interview

This is a short interview I did with CFP about A.S.K.   It’s encouraging to hear how people are using the book.  This week a father told me he reads a chapter every week with his teenage son – and they discuss it together.  What a great way to use the book!   In Conversation with Andy Bannister – A.S.K and Australia Continue reading Asking about A.S.K – CFP Interview

Decades in Dundee – Part 1 – Jim Spence Talks about Football, Dundee and Faith

A couple of weeks ago we had our ‘Decades in Dundee’ event…Over the next few weeks I will post up the interviews we had during that.   We begin with the wonderful Jim Spence –  BBC sports reporter  –  to me the essence of Dundee.  He has some fascinating insights….  Enjoy… From Dundee to Down-Under Continue reading Decades in Dundee – Part 1 – Jim Spence Talks about Football, Dundee and Faith

Quantum of Hope 44 – Australian ‘miracle’; EU Election; Naomi Wolf; Trans and Feminism; Todd Coontz; Virtual Church; The Oldest Bible Ms; Chick-Fil-A

Welcome to this weeks Quantum of Hope – Was the election of Scott Morrison a ‘miracle’?  Should Boris Johnson be taken to court for the EU referendum?   Is the Indian election good for Christians?  What is happening with Israeli politics.? A Canadian Feminist brings some sense to the trans debate in Scotland. A Church of England vicar, John Parker, takes a costly stance against the … Continue reading Quantum of Hope 44 – Australian ‘miracle’; EU Election; Naomi Wolf; Trans and Feminism; Todd Coontz; Virtual Church; The Oldest Bible Ms; Chick-Fil-A

What can we say to people who think Christianity is against freedom?

It’s a basic truth that our society is founded on Christianity and Christian principles.  This includes the whole notion of freedom.  If you are a regular watcher of news (or reader of this blog) you will note that in the name of freedom, our civic elites, are seeking to remove the foundation.  If the root is removed what makes them think that the fruit will … Continue reading What can we say to people who think Christianity is against freedom?