Gods Word Returns Full – More Fruit from Matt Dillahunty!

The Matt Dillahunty debates on Premier Unbelievable continue to reverberate.  For some reason those two debates (see links below) seem to have really touched a nerve. For example a couple of weeks ago another angry atheist posted a blog explaining in great detail why I ‘lost’ the debate.  I havn’t read it – mainly because life is too short – and I don’t really care.  … Continue reading Gods Word Returns Full – More Fruit from Matt Dillahunty!

Babylon’s Burning – Revelation 18

This weeks article in Christian Today – for the original click Here This was another hard one to write.  In the aftermath of the Grenfell Tower fire it was strange to be writing about a city burning…but the Word of God is always relevant. Ancient storage jars, believed to be from ancient Babylonia, are displayed during an exhibition at the Bible Lands Museum in Jerusalem, February … Continue reading Babylon’s Burning – Revelation 18

Does God Call Me to Belong to a Local Church where the Word of God is not being Taught?

“Does God call me to belong to a local church where the Word of God is not being taught?” That was one of the questions I have often been asked. I hope to have an occasional series looking at these kind of questions. To some the answer  to this particular question is so obvious that they think even the question is daft.   But life … Continue reading Does God Call Me to Belong to a Local Church where the Word of God is not being Taught?

Heresy in the Highlands

The following post recently appeared on a friend’s Facebook page. You know it’s a ‘sign of the times’ when even the Highlands and Islands have churches that promote Joel Osteen. What a desperate state of affairs. Why is this trend happening? I’m not a prophet, or the son of a prophet, but I think years of harsh Presbyterianism has left the highlands and Islands spiritually … Continue reading Heresy in the Highlands

How I prepare – Article in ‘Preach’

This article was published first in Preach  I was asked to describe a typical sermon preparation. Pre-preparation This sermon on Isaiah 42:18–25 was one of a series on Isaiah 40–66. I decided, in consultation with Sinclair, the other main preacher at St Peter’s, to begin this series in the morning services, with him going through 1 Peter in the evenings. The reason for choosing Isaiah was … Continue reading How I prepare – Article in ‘Preach’