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?
Last Sunday we continued to look at Romans “In the old order we were married to the law and controlled by the flesh, and we bore fruit for death, whereas as members of the new order we are married to the risen Christ and liberated from the law, and we bear fruit for God. We need then to keep a watch on ourselves and others, … Continue reading Freedom and Slavery – Romans 7 and Philemon – Worship and Sermons from St Peters
Stephen Pinker in his latest book Enlightenment tries to tell us that everything is getting better (thanks to the 18th-century Enlightenment which apparently had no dark spots at all) and that, as long as we get rid of religion, we will continue to progress to Nirvana. But unless you live in the privileged world of the privileged you have to face up to the question of how … Continue reading Ecclesiastes 8 – How to Live in a Corrupt Society
This article was first published on Christian Today here – Every time there is a manifestation of human evil, whether it’s an abuse scandal in the church, paedophilia like Jimmy Saville, the Weinstein affair, or the perversion of charity in Haiti, the response is the same: never again! We must set up an inquiry, make new laws, change the culture, wear Me Too badges/dresses; and … Continue reading #MeToo: 7 lessons for the movement from slave trader John Newton
Some of the biggest enemies we face as Christians are those who profess to be Christians, especially Christian teachers and clergy, but spend their time denying Christian teaching and the Bible. One such frequent correspondent in the press in Scotland is Rev. Dr John Cameron, a Church of Scotland minister. In one of his latest diatribes he played the usual atheist cards – the church … Continue reading Believe in the Bible or Believe in Yourself – answering heretics in the secular press!
Should the Church apologise for Slavery? Latest article in Christian Today “Apologise and make reparations for slavery”. So went the demand from Sir Hilary Beckles to David Cameron as he prepared to visit Jamaica. In an open letter in the Jamaica Observer, the academic wrote: “You are a grandson of the Jamaican soil who has been privileged and enriched by your forebears’ sins of the … Continue reading Should the Church apologise for Slavery?
Are Christians responsible for the Crusades and slavery? Should you apologize for the actions of Westboro Baptist Church? This is my latest appearance on the Janet Parshall show. It was a tough one because I was tired and struggling with some things – and the subject was actually difficult – but it was amazing that so many people phoned in….as Christians we really need to … Continue reading Are Christians responsible for the Crusades, Slavery etc? The Janet Parshall Show
This weeks Quantum of Solas looks at Black Friday, Vodafone, Modern Slavery, Labour and Abortion, Stephen Hawking enters the Matrix, Nativity Plays and Sir Fred Catherwood…. Listen, enjoy, pass on, subscribe, use, comment….and send us any suggestions for the next one! http://www.solas-cpc.org/wp/2014/12/quantum-of-solas-11/ Continue reading Black Friday, Vodafone, Modern Slavery, Labour and Abortion, Stephen Hawking enters the Matrix, Nativity Plays and Sir Fred Catherwood – Quantum of Solas 11