This weeks Ecclesiastes article on Christian Today In general in Western society we are money rich and time poor. That is as true for the church as it is for the rest of society – indeed it may be even truer. While the world has just work, family, friends and leisure to use up the … More The Times They Are A’Changing – Ecclesiastes 3:1-8
This weeks column on Christian Today – for the original click Here Let’s try a little test. Would you accept a hotel room with the number 666? When your car reaches 666 miles and crashes do you think that’s a coincidence? What do you think is on channel 666 on your TV? It’s possible that you … More The Number of the Beast – Revelation 13
This is the latest in my series on Revelation for Today on The Christian Today website Revelation 9 is a difficult passage especially for those who want a ‘soft’ Bible rather than a real one! This was not easy to write – but it does seem especially appropriate for today…. Muhammed Ali, Prince, Harper Lee, … More Revelation 9: Are We Heading Into the Abyss?
This is an album that is very bleak, if you listen to it against a backdrop of materialistic, atheistic secularism. There really is nothing. No hope, no hallelujah. But if you see this album in the light of the incarnation, life, teaching, death, resurrection and return of the Name above all names, then the darkness only serves to magnify the Light. … More Light out of Darkness: A Review of Leonard Cohen’s ‘You Want It Darker’
Imagine a film that looks at a right wing home schooling ‘Christian’ family who live in the woods because they want to distance themselves from modern society. They are taught to hunt and kill, they don’t have much contact with people outside their own family, and the children can repeat verbatim what their parents … More Don’t Disrespect People – Unless they are Christians – What Captain Fantastic tells us about Western Culture today.
This is the first in a new Christian Today series on the book of Revelation – you can read the original Here It’s a brilliant if somewhat mad Francis Ford Coppola film, with possibly the best ending credits and soundtrack ever! I am of course speaking of the Oscar winning 1979 film Apocalypse Now, which in … More Welcome to the Apocalypse
http://www.solas-cpc.org/wp/2015/10/quantum-44/ This weeks podcast looks at Corbyn & British Values | Saudi diplomat sex scandals | US & guns | The Scottgate Tapes | Alice Cooper | Bob Dylan | Solas Conference Edinburgh Enjoy – subscribe – pass on….
An Open Letter to C of S Evangelicals Dear Brothers and Sisters, I am writing to ask for your forgiveness and for your help. For your forgiveness because once again it looks as though I have come across both as a spokesman for the evangelicals in the C of S and also as a … More An Open Letter to C of S Evangelicals in the light of the C of S/Humanist Debacle