Welcome to your weekly Brexit update of news and articles. We havn’t really moved on – but the unfolding narrative is still the same. The House of Commons (and even more the Lords) is desperately seeking a way to avoid Brexit and as I have said many times, will probably succeed. So here are some of the lowlights in this past week. The 2nd Referendum … Continue reading ‘Confirmatory Referendums’, Propaganda and the Fight for Democracy- Brexit Update
Well that accelerated pretty quickly – as soon as I feature Melvin Tinkers That Hideous Strength – he gets banned from preaching at the CU carol service in Derby (see this weeks Quantum)! Not that I am claiming direct correlation – but it will be interesting to see what happens after our second look at the book! Before we do that have a look at … Continue reading That Hideous Strength – Part 2 – The Gender Agenda
Theresea May has got a deal with the EU…. a deal which has achieved the impossible and united both Remainers and Brexiteers against her. Something which causes some to feel a great deal of sympathy for her. She certainly seems determined to continue…but continue with what? The PM argues that her deal gets us out of theEU, the Customs Union, the Single Market, the European … Continue reading Brexit Betrayal
Continuing some quotes from Rod Liddle’s Selfish Whining Monkeys – Part one here 14) The Uneducated Generation “children are not, in general, capable of making sensible decisions which impact upon their future. They make decisions based upon the here and now. They are not old enough to take the long-term view.” Page 89. “The children – the students – emerge, as a consequence, with a … Continue reading Selfish Whining Monkeys – Part 2
The subtitle of this book is how we ended up greedy, narcissistic and unhappy. It doesn’t sound cheerful reading! But it is absolutely brilliant. Liddle is a superb writer – humorous, observant, and biting. He does not write from a Christian perspective but there is much in here that I could resonate with. One warning – one of the weak points about the book is … Continue reading Rod Liddle – Selfish Whining Monkeys.. A Review – Part 1
Last Sunday we looked at two different passages: The first was from Romans 3:27-31 – The Faith that Justifies The second was a look at the Virgin birth – several people have asked about this being online….Why is it such a stumbling block for some people? Al Mohler “Must one believe in the Virgin Birth to be a Christian? This is not a hard question … Continue reading The Faith that Justifies; The Importance of the Virgin Birth; Silent Night.
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
Light Engaging Darkness – 1. July 24th 2017 This is the first of what I hope will be a weekly round-up of news, views and things I have read – trying to bring the Light of the Gospel to shine on what at times appears to be a very dark world. I read a lot and use a highlighter and Evernote – always with the … Continue reading LED 1 – Boots and Contraception; Champagne Socialism; Gay Blood; The Gender Agenda; The Extremism Trojan Horse and more…