This months In the Market with Janet Parshall was a discussion on Is the Benedict Option the Best Option for Today’s Church? You can hear the program here – Here (on a technical note I think that using Skype for the first time made for a much better sound quality) Previous programmes – Janet Parshall – Post Truth and What … More Janet Parshall – the Benedict Option
A report came out this weekend stating that 25% of British Christians don’t believe in the resurrection, whilst 10% of non-religious people did! Christian Today asked me to write a response to this – you can read the edited version – Here The text of the full version is below: It had all been going so … More If there is no Resurrection – you’re following a Dead Christ
There is a new ‘cool’ book in town! It’s a New York Times bestseller, endorsed by Russell Moore, Archbishop Charles J.Chaput, and, the ultimate accolade, Carl R.Trueman! How could I resist? Especially as it is subtitled “A strategy for Christians in a post-Christian nation”. With such endorsements, and always wanting to stay up with … More Is the Benedict Option the Best Option for Today’s Church?
This weeks sermon is a bonus – because you get two for the price of one – because we had two great sermons in St Peters last week. Firstly there is an extraordinary sermon from Sinclair Ferguson on Trials and Temptations – extraordinary not just because of its power, but because of its particular appropriateness … More Trials, Temptations, the Gibeonite Deception and Mission – St Peters Sermons on 2nd April 2017
This week’s podcast is out now on iTunes, Podbean and the Solas wbsite here: https://www.solas-cpc.org/wp/quantum-of-solas/quantum105/ Fake News Ban in Germany Washington Post – How do you stop fake news? In Germany, with a law. Fairy Tales in Australia Daily Mail – Now the PC bores ban FAIRYTALES: Plan to stop kids reading Snow White and Cinderella because … More Quantum 105 – Scottish Humanist Easter Eggs, German Fake News and Australian Fairy Tales.
There is a great and largely unnoticed injustice in todays Britain. The government is pursuing a policy which discriminates against people because of their nationality and against the poor. If this was being done by the UK government my Twitter feed would be full of outraged Scots decrying the evils of a Tory government – … More Educating Hans but not Hamish or Henrietta
Imagine that God had given us a hymn book? – one with his words. One that revealed his character. One that expresses our emotions and hearts in words that the Holy Spirit inspires. One that speaks of and to Christ. One that is traditional, modern, post-modern and contemporary. One that is praise, lament, confession, rejoicing, … More The Prayer of the Weak and the Joy of Singing Psalms
I was phoned at 8:55 this morning by Good Morning Scotland and asked if I would be willing to discuss the Cadbury Egg Easter story. Sure I replied – when? One minute! Came the answer….this is the result. Listen to it for yourself. I have no interest in Cadbury eggs but thought that it … More Eggasperating the Humanists
I was bored. Sitting in a cafe waiting for my wife to finish speaking at a conference (now I know how it feels!) and this idea just came into my head. So I wrote it down and posted it. I’m sorry! It was a joke. It was satire. It was meant to be … More The April Fool That Wasn’t Funny
David Robertson continues his Revelation series (This article was published in Christian Today on 2nd April – you can read the original Here) Do you, should you, have a lucky number? If Christians played the lottery I wonder what number we would use the most? Seven is apparently the one that is chosen by humans throughout … More The Lucky Number that gets you to Heaven – Revelation 15