Why Oprah’s Golden Globes speech stands for the hope, hypocrisy and hubris of Hollywood

This article first appeared on Christian Today – here  It was a brilliant sermon. Passionate, clear, articulate, historical, personal, short and with strong application. Oprah was on fine form at the Golden Globes this week. And her speech has rightly been getting a lot of traction and praise. It was a superb performance, but more than that, I think she meant it. And there was … Continue reading Why Oprah’s Golden Globes speech stands for the hope, hypocrisy and hubris of Hollywood

Weinstein, Spacey and the hypocrisy of the current moral panic

This article was first published in Christian Today Moral Panic The Western media and politicians are now in full-scale moral panic mode. After Harvey Weinstein we have the absolutely shocking revelation that there are other people in positions of power who have abused that power. Whether it’s in the celebrity bubble of Hollywood or the political bubble of parliament – it appears that everyone now … Continue reading Weinstein, Spacey and the hypocrisy of the current moral panic

Fight Against the Hatred – The Sad Murder of Jo Cox

 “Today is the beginning of a new chapter in our lives. More difficult, more painful, less joyful, less full of love. I and Jo’s friends and family are going to work every moment of our lives to love and nurture our kids and to fight against the hate that killed Jo. Jo believed in a better world and she fought for it everyday of her … Continue reading Fight Against the Hatred – The Sad Murder of Jo Cox

How to answer people who say Christians are all hypocrites – Apolgetics 101 – No.16

This weeks apologetic article on Christian Today While the Church is one of the greatest ‘apologias’ for the gospel, it is also often the weakest link. How many people say they cannot believe the gospel because they see those who say they believe acting in a way that is contrary to their profession of faith? In other words they are hypocrites. And nobody likes hypocrites. Just … Continue reading How to answer people who say Christians are all hypocrites – Apolgetics 101 – No.16