As we head towards the General Assembly next week, my hope and prayer is that we will deal with the important issues – one of which is how we reach the hundreds of thousands of people who live in Scotland’s schemes. To my mind, it is fanciful to think that the Free Church will be able to do this. We will need to partner … Continue reading The Three Presbyterians – the Free Church and Twenty Schemes.
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?