If Only God Would Show Himself

It is one of the most basic statements, and assumptions – “I would believe in God if he showed himself”.  I wrote this article in a for those of my non-believing friends who ask this question.  Let me know what you think! If only God would show himself. It is widely assumed by many people today that they would of course believe in God if … Continue reading If Only God Would Show Himself

Prophets, Prostitutes and Politicians

I am currently on holiday and taking a break from writing.   I am due to preach at St Andrews Anglican Church in Roseville Sydney – where John Dickson is the senior minister. Usually when I come to the end of a holiday I start thinking about the situation at home, in church and country.  I try to take the long term view.  So it … Continue reading Prophets, Prostitutes and Politicians

Jesus is The Reason – Apologetics 101-No.7 Jesus

This is the heart of everything.  The key question for theology, evangelism, apologetics – indeed all of life.  It is the question of Jesus Christ – it is why we are Christians and not just Theists.  My latest article on Christian Today – click the link for the original….here is the text.   The Question – The young man at the University of Stirling made an astonishing statement, … Continue reading Jesus is The Reason – Apologetics 101-No.7 Jesus

The Gospel In A Land Down Under – Part 2

This article is in the May edition of the Record We saw a great deal of beauty in the small part of Australia that we visited. A small cultural observation – in many of the beauty spots it was sad to see the number of people who have ‘selfie sticks’ and seem more concerned about getting themselves in the photo, rather than marvelling at the … Continue reading The Gospel In A Land Down Under – Part 2

Australia – Where Europe and Asia Meet – Australian Days Six – the Final Days

Wednesday 21st Jan to Friday 23rd January This is my final blog from Oz – although to be strictly accurate I am writing it as we fly over Tehran. We left our hotel at 5pm Thursday and by the time we get home to Dundee, it will have been 41 hours from door to door. Australia is a long way away – or if you … Continue reading Australia – Where Europe and Asia Meet – Australian Days Six – the Final Days