A.S.K 3 – Does the Bible Condone Slavery?

I am grateful for the enthusiastic response so far for A.S.K and for the encouragements from others: This one is from a man I greatly admire and respect – whose job is to work with teenagers. ‘If you’re a teenager trying to follow Jesus it is more than likely that you’ve asked most of the 52 questions that David Robertson tries to answer. These are real … Continue reading A.S.K 3 – Does the Bible Condone Slavery?

Polyamory and polygamy – the next big social change?

After spending a great deal of time discussing and debating the pros and cons of same sex marriage, first of all being assured it wouldn’t happen (after all, we already had civil partnerships) then being assured it wouldn’t affect anyone, I received a letter from Her Majesty’s Government. To be precise, from the office of the then prime minister, David Cameron. In response to my … Continue reading Polyamory and polygamy – the next big social change?

The Re-Imaging of Humanity – Part 5 – Where Are We Heading?

This is the final part of my talk given to the Solas conference on Society and Sexuality. Where are we going?    If we take away humanity made in the image of God, if we try to re-image according to our own imaginations, then we will continue to go down this road to hell. CS Lewis saw this decades ago. The third part of his … Continue reading The Re-Imaging of Humanity – Part 5 – Where Are We Heading?

The Next Step – Polygamous Marriage and the Greens

Sadly I found myself this weekend having to respond to something that we predicted would eventually happen once SSM became law – however even I did not expect it so quickly! The Green Party leader Natalie Bennet said she was open to polyamorous marriage….Below I include the Free Church response and the articles in The Herald and The Press and Journal   What I want to specifically … Continue reading The Next Step – Polygamous Marriage and the Greens