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

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.

The Atheist Cacangelist

Richard Dawkins is reigniting his career as an atheist cacangelist.   What you may ask is a cacangelist?  Its a new word (I think) which should not be added to our dictionary.   The word evangelist comes from the Greek – meaning the messenger of good news.  I have often described Richard Dawkins as an atheist evangelist…but it doesn’t really work because atheism has no good news.  … Continue reading The Atheist Cacangelist

An open letter to Richard Dawkins: What have you got to lose by debating God’s existence with me this weekend?

(Richard Dawkins is in Sydney this weekend so I issued this challenge to him on the Christian Today website)  Dear Professor Dawkins, Apologies for writing you another letter (remember The Dawkins Letters?) but you just don’t seem to be responding. It’s so funny how we don’t talk any more. Anyway, I hope you are well and fully recovered from your recent bout of illness (I would … Continue reading An open letter to Richard Dawkins: What have you got to lose by debating God’s existence with me this weekend?

Hawkings Haverings – Answering Stephen Hawkings Atheist Claims

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

Debating Delusions – Proclaiming Christ in the Public Square

As I have gradually got back into public speaking its been a privilege to speak at the Universities of Aberdeen, Abertay, Dundee….The CU’s generally do a remarkable work.  I think what I personally enjoy more than anything are the discussions and debates with non-believers.  They don’t always have to be hostile.  As the following example shows – this was held in the Glasgow Uni Student … Continue reading Debating Delusions – Proclaiming Christ in the Public Square

Four Ways to Witness to Atheists

This article first appeared on the Desiring God website Here Four Ways to Witness to Atheists   My next-door neighbors are not atheists. They are Muslims, New Age pagans, agnostics, nominal Christians, and one family of evangelical Christians. Most people in the United Kingdom (where I live) are not card-carrying atheists (20%), even less so in the United States (14%). However, many people are atheists by default, … Continue reading Four Ways to Witness to Atheists

The Texas Christian Massacre and Atheist Hate Speech

 This article was first published on Premier Christianity under the heading  The Texas Christian Massacre and the Man who Committed It.   David Robertson says there’s a double standard in the way we judge the motives of those who commit evil.   26 people dead. 24 seriously wounded. Yet another US gun massacre. They are becoming so common that it appears we are becoming more … Continue reading The Texas Christian Massacre and Atheist Hate Speech