After writing about my hopes of going to Australia Transported to Australia – Article in Evangelicals Now I was sent this link about Mark Driscoll speaking to the Australians in Sydney on the subject of evangelism in 2008. It is a fascinating document because I think it is a great lesson in how NOT to speak prophetically into a situation you do not know. As it … Continue reading Deconstructing Driscoll – Lessons for American, Australian and UK Church Cultures.
Andy Bannister and I both spoke at CreationFest in Cornwall last summer. During this we did an interview for GodTV and so was fulfilled a long held ‘ambition’ for me. We were on GodTV….! Click the link below and enjoy! https://www.god.tv/video/uk-regional-update-2-andy-bannister-and-david-robertson/zype An Encouraging Tale- The Herald and Christianity in the Public (George) Square! The God TV Enigma – The Real Problem with God TV is … Continue reading Solas on GodTV!
How do I communicate the Gospel at work? Here is a short answer to that question which I gave at the European Leadership Forum. There is obviously a lot more to be said! Persuasive Economics Continue reading How Can I Communicate the Gospel at Work?
This is the second talk I gave at the FIEC Conference. I hope it is helpful Persuasive Evangelism in The Local Church – FIEC Leaders Conference Continue reading Persuasive Evangelism in the Local Church
I was greatly privileged to be allowed to speak at the FIEC leaders conference in Torquay. As I wrote here it was a stimulating and encouraging time. Here is the first of the seminars I gave – it was entitled ‘Apologetics in the Local Church’ although a better title would be ‘Persuasive Evangelism through the Local Church’. I hope it is helpful. (I hope to … Continue reading Persuasive Evangelism in The Local Church – FIEC Leaders Conference
It’s illegal to cycle in the UK without a bell on your bike. The reason for this is to warn the ambling pedestrians that you are about to hit. I thought of this when I wasted 47 minutes of my life listening to one of the worst interviews in terms of the responses of the interviewee, I have ever heard – Premiers§ Christianty magazines interview … Continue reading Sound the Alarm – Bell (a review of Rob Bell’s Premier Interview)
This is an interview I did with The Australian Church Record – you can get the original by clicking here I learned a great deal when in Sydney and I hope that some of this is helpful to the church – wherever you are! The ACR was privileged to hear from David Robertson, author of The Dawkins Letters and blogger at TheWeeFlea.com, on his recent visit to … Continue reading Reflections on Sydney Anglicanism – An Interview with the Australian Church Record
We are just back from Sydney – tired but happy…..it was a great sabbatical…not so much a rest but rather a renewal – anyway a change is as good as a rest!….. One of the highlights was on Wednesday 30th of May when we visited Menai Anglican to talk about Proclaiming Christ in a Post-Christian Culture. This was one of those meetings that you … Continue reading Proclaiming Christ in a Post-Christian Culture – Menai Anglican
This is the editorial from the June Record. You can purchase a digital copy here – for the ridiculous price of £1.50 (or equivalent). Watching the BBC documentary ‘Six Weeks to Save the World’, about Billy Graham, was utterly fascinating. The 1950s was a different era and a very different Scotland. The majority of people were associated with the church, and holding a six-week … Continue reading Does Scotland Need Another Billy Graham?
One of the great things about going to Brisbane and Queensland Theological College was meeting one of the lecturers Mark Baddeley – he is a stimulating and fascinating person with a great deal to teach. I loved his interview technique and his ability to push back. Here is a short video they made of a discussion we had. Enjoy… Ozzie Observations – Week 9 – … Continue reading Evangelism in Todays Culture – Interview with Mark Baddeley