On Friday I had the privilege of doing another ‘Unbelievable’ programme with Justin Brierley. The other guest was Jonathan Bartley, founder of Ecclesia and co-leader of the Green Party in England and Wales – another professing Christian. We were there to discuss whether, in the light of the Tim Farron affair, Christians are being excluded … More Unbelievable – A Depressing Conversation with Jonathan Bartley
As expected my article on Premier answering Steve Chalke’s accusations against both the Bible and the church got a fierce response. These responses teach us a great deal about the church in the UK today and our weaknesses. Chalke himself has responded (in a way). The Heresy Hunters Firstly there are those who welcomed the … More The Chalke Response
As I was preparing to preach on Romans 4 for this morning I was struck by these words from verse three – “What does Scripture say? “Abraham believed God, and it was credited to him as righteousness.” I read in the commentaries the emphasis on the fact that Paul regarded the whole of the bible … More The Anti-Christ Message of Steve Chalke
This article first appeared on Christian Today If it is hard to make predictions about what the year ahead holds for society, it is doubly difficult to predict what will happen to the Church. It’s not just that we suffer the vagaries of all human sinners and societies, but the Holy Spirit will not be restricted … More 10 ‘prophecies’ for the Church in 2018
The Moderator loved it. In fact he loved it so much that he commended it to the 2000 women of the Women’s Guild who met in Dundee’s Caird Hall last weekend. He tweeted – “This is proving a terrific and challenging read. Highly recommended.” As it happened the book he was commending, is one that … More The Great Spiritual Migration – A Challenge From and To, Brian McLaren
Light Engaging Darkness – A weekly look at understanding the times. It’s been an interesting week at a personal level for me. A Cybernat threatened to sue me because he didn’t like my mentioning his review of Dunkirk. I was assaulted in a minor way by a man high on drugs and ended up in … More LED 2 – 50 Years Homosexual Celebration- Transgender Madness – Liu Xiaobo – The Guardian and the C of E – The Cult of Trudeau – Alice Cooper – The End of the Car? – Steve Chalke’s Sin.
This article originally appeared on Premier Christianity I had originally entitled it ‘The End of Liberal Britain?’ but I prefer the Premier title! By: David Robertson | 16th June 2017 David Robertson argues that Tim Farron’s resignation proves the Church needs to take a firmer stance on biblical truth The prophecy was quickly fulfilled! … More Christians are now being excluded from the public square. But we have brought it on ourselves
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 … More The Re-Imaging of Humanity – Part 5 – Where Are We Heading?
This article first appeared on Christian Today You can read the full original by clicking the link The bookstore in Glasgow was packed. The talk on science and the Christian faith went well. The time came for questions. The bookstore manager was desperate to be first – “What do you think about homosexuality?”. “Why are you … More Is Christianity Homophobic? Christian Today Apologetics 101 – No.15
The following article appeared on the Christian Today website on Monday – http://www.christiantoday.com/article/the.irish.referendum.scottish.church.assembly.ulster.bakery.and.the.english.politician/54688.htm Did you hear the one about the Irish referendum, the Scottish Church Assembly, the Ulster bakery and the English politician? Let’s start with the Church of Scotland General Assembly. Last week was for me an incredible week. I was installed as Moderator of … More After Sleepwalking Where Culture Leads, is the Church Finally Waking up?