The Ultimate Proof – The Resurrection of Jesus – Apologetics 101 – no.10

  Its been some week!  Not least in terms of writing and contending for the Gospel and all hell has broken loose!    For me Easter is a good time to remember that death is dead, Christ has won, love has conquered.  Although I happen to think that we should celebrate every Sunday as the Day … More The Ultimate Proof – The Resurrection of Jesus – Apologetics 101 – no.10

God Bless America – Reflections on the Basics Conference at Parkside Church, Ohio

I have a confession to make.  I love America.   Yes there are many aspects that are disturbing and things that grate to a European, but I do love America.   Having returned from a really eventful trip to the US I thought I would write down some reflections before the jetlag wears off.  I … More God Bless America – Reflections on the Basics Conference at Parkside Church, Ohio

Bellophobia – Is disagreeing with Rob Bell’s heresy ‘hate speech’ ?

http://www.christiantoday.com/article/rob.bell.dont.hate.the.man.hate.the.heresy/52867.htm I have a confession to make: I don’t agree with Rob Bell’s teaching. There. I’ve said it. How did you react? Have you immediately pigeonholed me as someone who is a right wing/traditional/uptight Pharisee who needs help for my ‘Bellophobia’?  Have I already been found guilty of hate speech towards a Christian brother? It’s … More Bellophobia – Is disagreeing with Rob Bell’s heresy ‘hate speech’ ?

Turning Christmas into Mythmas – Why we shouldn’t ditch the virgin birth

This article was published today. You can get the original here – Why the Virgin Birth is Important – Article in Christian Today Turning Christmas into Mythmas: why we shouldn’t ditch the virgin birth “There are hundreds of Greek, Egyptian and Roman myths about babies being born on December 25, why should we believe yours?” … More Turning Christmas into Mythmas – Why we shouldn’t ditch the virgin birth

Liberal Evangelicalism, Right Wing Fundamentalism, Rob Bell, Augustine and Sinclair Ferguson – Another Typical Lord’s Day Discussion!

Yesterday was a fascinating day which came at the end of a week which raised lots of questions. In particular it was interesting to see two sides of the Christian church which are not all that pleasant. On the one there was a series of messages from some people in the US who think that … More Liberal Evangelicalism, Right Wing Fundamentalism, Rob Bell, Augustine and Sinclair Ferguson – Another Typical Lord’s Day Discussion!

Crossing the Chalke Line – Steve Chalkes sad departure from evangelicalism

Crossing the Chalke Line – A Sad Departure from Evangelicalism. You have to admire Steve Chalke.  He is pleasant, and comes across as intelligent, winsome and articulate.  He makes a great spokesperson for Christianity. And his actions match his words – the work of Oasis trust is rightly admired throughout the UK and beyond. In … More Crossing the Chalke Line – Steve Chalkes sad departure from evangelicalism