Wealth, Wisdom and Sex aren’t enough – Preaching at the Village Church – part 2

This is the second video of my time in The Village Church – Ecclesiastes part two…I wasn’t able to upload the video and couldn’t find it on Vimeo but if you click here you will be able to get it – Ecclesiastes 1 – Nothing New Under the Sun – Preaching at the Village Church, Sydney This is the MP3 of it…   Continue reading Wealth, Wisdom and Sex aren’t enough – Preaching at the Village Church – part 2

Sex and Drugs and Rock ‘n’ Roll – King Solomon’s Pleasure Dome – Ecclesiastes 2:1-11

King Solomon’s Pleasure Dome had sex, drugs and money. Why didn’t it work? This weeks column on Christian Today on Ecclesiastes  Every now and then within the Church, the cry goes up, ‘we need to make the Bible more relevant’. But such a cry is only an indication of misunderstanding the Bible. We don’t need to make it relevant – it already is! Indeed whenever … Continue reading Sex and Drugs and Rock ‘n’ Roll – King Solomon’s Pleasure Dome – Ecclesiastes 2:1-11

What the Church gets Wrong (and Right) about Sex

This weeks article in Christian Today – http://www.christiantoday.com/article/what.the.church.gets.wrong.and.right.about.sex/50228.htm The text is below… Last week we looked at what one non-Christian prophet of our culture, Russell Brand, has right about sex. http://www.christiantoday.com/article/why.russell.brand.is.right.about.sex/49441.htm This week we look at what the church has to say. We are often accused of being obsessed with sex ‘what other people do in private in their bedrooms’. I’ve always thought that was … Continue reading What the Church gets Wrong (and Right) about Sex

Russell Brand is (almost) Right about Sex and Society

This is my latest article on Christian Today – I think Brand is spot on in much of what he says on this subject…Be good to hear your views… http://www.christiantoday.com/article/why.russell.brand.is.right.about.sex/49441.htm Why Russell Brand is right about sex I was a little surprised to see Russell Brand on Prospect Magazine’s shortlist of 2015’s top 50 intellectuals. But only a little. Brand may be a cultural icon, … Continue reading Russell Brand is (almost) Right about Sex and Society

Scottish Government Guidelines on Sex Education – A Christian Welcome!

The Scottish Government has just produced its awaited report on “Conduct of Relationships, Sexual Health and Parenthood Education in Schools”. There are of course negative aspects to it but in general I would suggest that the Free Church should welcome and support a document which could be a good basis for a healthy and positive sex education policy. The key of course is not in … Continue reading Scottish Government Guidelines on Sex Education – A Christian Welcome!