10 ‘prophecies’ for the Church in 2018

This article first appeared on Christian Today  If it is hard to make predictions about what the year ahead holds for society, it is doubly difficult to predict what will happen to the Church. It’s not just that we suffer the vagaries of all human sinners and societies, but the Holy Spirit will not be restricted to our timetables and limited visions. Imagine being a disciple … Continue reading 10 ‘prophecies’ for the Church in 2018

The Great Spiritual Migration – A Challenge From and To, Brian McLaren

 The Moderator loved it. In fact he loved it so much that he commended it to the 2000 women of the Women’s Guild who met in Dundee’s Caird Hall last weekend. He tweeted –  “This is proving a terrific and challenging read. Highly recommended.” As it happened the book he was commending, is one that I recently finished, and was about to write a review … Continue reading The Great Spiritual Migration – A Challenge From and To, Brian McLaren

Crossing the Chalke Line – Steve Chalkes sad departure from evangelicalism

Crossing the Chalke Line – A Sad Departure from Evangelicalism. You have to admire Steve Chalke.  He is pleasant, and comes across as intelligent, winsome and articulate.  He makes a great spokesperson for Christianity. And his actions match his words – the work of Oasis trust is rightly admired throughout the UK and beyond. In the eyes of the media he is a leading figure … Continue reading Crossing the Chalke Line – Steve Chalkes sad departure from evangelicalism