How Could We Be Silent? – SpeakingUp About our Greatest Love

(This article was published on the Desiring God website (here) last week)  Much to my surprise, I became a Christian as a teenager. But when I did, I was quite determined to be a secret Christian. This was partly because, to be honest, I didn’t like most of the Christians I knew. But it was also partly because, living in a very post-Christian Scotland, I … Continue reading How Could We Be Silent? – SpeakingUp About our Greatest Love

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

Atheism Preys on Fear And Prejudice

Atheism prays on fear and prejudice – a look at the impact and challenge of the new atheism in the USA – my article published on Desiring God Website today. If God died in the 1960’s, then someone forgot to tell the English publishing industry. Books about God have been surprising bestsellers for the past decade. Richard Dawkin’sThe God Delusion which has sold over a million has … Continue reading Atheism Preys on Fear And Prejudice