Ecclesiastes 7 – Four dangers for today’s Christians

This weeks Ecclesiastes article first published on Christian Today  Having reflected on the way that we regard our times and look at life, in Ecclesiastes 7: 15-22 Solomon turns to some other conundrums of both ancient and contemporary life. He warns us of four dangers that really hit home today. Pixels 1. The danger of an unrealistic view of life It seems meaningless that the good die … Continue reading Ecclesiastes 7 – Four dangers for today’s Christians

Defeating the Darkness – In Memory of Elie Wiesel

Today Elie Wiesel died.  A man who was for me, as for many others a phenomenal inspiration.  BBC Report of Elie Wiesel This chapter from The Dawkins Letters  explains why the great questions raised by Wiesel and the horror of the Holocaust ultimately point to only one solution – Christ. Letter 8 – The Myth of Godless Morality Dear Dr Dawkins, As a young boy I … Continue reading Defeating the Darkness – In Memory of Elie Wiesel

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 suffering? David Robertson 26 February 2016   It was embarrassing. … Continue reading Apologetics 101 – no. 6 – How Can We Believe in a God who Allows Evil and Suffering

The Hatred of Love and the Love that Persists

Encouragement Sunday should have been a really encouraging day – and indeed it was. Entering St Peters in the morning I was greeted by a young lady who had become a Christian after the previous Sunday services. There is almost no joy like that. We also received news of a new baby in the congregation, born healthy as the first child of a lovely young … Continue reading The Hatred of Love and the Love that Persists

Quantum of Solas 28 – Nepal, Armenia, Gallipoli, Ed Milliband on Libya, Sex and the Church, Hilary Clinton and Election Predictions

Nepal | Question of Faith: Evil in the world proves there is no God | Armenian Genocide & Gallipoli | Ed Milliband: Islamophobia, Libya & Cameron |  Sex & the Church – Pt 2 | Hillary Clinton “religious beliefs…have to be changed.” | Anti-Christian printers | Election predictions. http://www.solas-cpc.org/wp/2015/05/quantum-of-solas-28/ Continue reading Quantum of Solas 28 – Nepal, Armenia, Gallipoli, Ed Milliband on Libya, Sex and the Church, Hilary Clinton and Election Predictions

The Shelter of the Most High – New Year, Old Hope – a Personal Testimony

As we reach the end of another year, and enter a new one full of hopes, fears and promises, it is always a good time to look back and give thanks, and to look forward with anticipation. I am sitting in Heathrow airport about to board a plane to Kuala Lumpur, for a wedding and hopefully on to Australia to visit my daughter Becky. I … Continue reading The Shelter of the Most High – New Year, Old Hope – a Personal Testimony

Janet Parshall show – 21st July 2014

It now seems as though I am doing a monthly radio show with Janet Parshall on Moody Radio. I very much enjoy talking with her and find her a stimulating and encouraging host….here is the latest show (on evil – my theme of the moment!)…which was broadcast live last night….the next one has been booked for the 21st of August… http://www.moodyradio.org/radioplayer.aspx?episode=138592&hour=1 Continue reading Janet Parshall show – 21st July 2014