Pie in the Sky when you Die? – Understanding Heaven

This weeks apologetics article in Christian Today  – Apologetics 101 Have you noticed that every time a celebrity dies (which seems to be occurring at an alarming rate this year – or am I just getting old?) that inevitably the remarks follow about them being in heaven, looking down, playing their guitar etc? For a generation … More Pie in the Sky when you Die? – Understanding Heaven

Discerning the Times – Retiring Address at 2016 General Assembly

This is my assembly address.  It was too long….and, in fact, I deviated a lot from what is written below and missed out a lot….I preached my heart out – but there is too much in my heart!  It was also a bit bitty…. It was somewhat like throwing out a dozen darts in the hope … More Discerning the Times – Retiring Address at 2016 General Assembly

Where is Jesus Now? – Apologetics 101 .No. 11

  This is my latest apologetics article on Christian Today It’s the week after Easter. We repeat the joyous affirmation of faith. “Christ is risen. He is risen indeed.” In St Pete’s as we have some Greeks in our fellowship we always use the Greek version – “Christos Anesti…Alithos Anesti.” But then comes the question: OK, He … More Where is Jesus Now? – Apologetics 101 .No. 11

It’s a Miracle! – Apologetics 101 – no.9

This is the latest in the series on Apologetics 101 – You can get the original by clicking HERE – It was published at the weekend. Understanding miracles: Does God break the laws of nature? Do miracles contradict science? The scientist was adamant. “I don’t believe in God, because I have never met anyone healed in answer … More It’s a Miracle! – Apologetics 101 – no.9

Apologetics 101 – no. 6 – How Can We Believe in a God who Allows Evil and Suffering

Suffering and evil is often seen as ‘the problem’ – and yet for the atheist it is a bigger problem than for the Christian.  This article in the apologetics 101  series on Christian Today explains why – click here to see the original article How can we believe in a God who allows evil and … More Apologetics 101 – no. 6 – How Can We Believe in a God who Allows Evil and Suffering

Christian Today Article – Devilish Advice on Dealing with Christian Ministers who Actually Believe the Bible

http://www.christiantoday.com/article/advice.from.a.senior.to.a.junior.devil.about.dealing.with.christian.ministers.who.actually.believe.the.bible/68073.htm This is a shorter version of the article I wrote in response to the Scottgate fiasco!  It is more generic – the longer article is here – Devilish advice (with apologies to CS Lewis)… My dear Diabolos, Good job! I see you have been learning from your earlier mistakes and are actually using our … More Christian Today Article – Devilish Advice on Dealing with Christian Ministers who Actually Believe the Bible

Keller on Hell (Engaging with Keller Review – Part 3)

Keller on Hell   Continuing a series of reviews on Engaging with Keller.  This is part three. We now come on to the second chapter. A critique by Bill Schweitzer of the way that Tim Keller teaches about Hell. Schweitzer acknowledges that Keller preaches judgement and hell.  He praises him for not being either Rob … More Keller on Hell (Engaging with Keller Review – Part 3)