“Does God call me to belong to a local church where the Word of God is not being taught?” That was one of the questions I have often been asked. I hope to have an occasional series looking at these kind of questions. To some the answer to this particular question is so obvious that they think even the question is daft. But life … Continue reading Does God Call Me to Belong to a Local Church where the Word of God is not being Taught?
I am delighted that the series on Revelation Christianity Today asked me to do has gone down so well. The articles that are usually the most popular are those that have testimony, sex, controversy and those of the ‘five ways to be a biblical pet owner genre’! So whilst I really enjoy writing these and think that Revelation is the best biblical book for … Continue reading The Living Christ, the Real Presence and Real Salvation – Revelation part 2 (ch.1:4-18)
Why I Believe in the Gospel of Prosperity “Dear friend, I pray that you may enjoy good health and that all may go well with you, even as your soul is getting along well.” (3 John 2). We all want to enjoy good health and we all want to prosper, so what is wrong with the prosperity gospel? Surely the good news of Jesus Christ, … Continue reading Why I believe in the Gospel of Prosperity
Are the SNP principled defenders of Scottish values or Westminster Politicians? Those of us who voted for the SNP in the General Election were delighted at the result. 56 MPs in the UK Parliament being a strong voice for Scotland. They also promised to be a principled opposition, refusing to indulge in the horsetrading and old boy Westminster network. And they began well….as exemplified … Continue reading Keep Sunday Special
Monday 12th January to Saturday 17th January Just imagine you travel half way round the world in order to escape a Scottish winter and you end up with a Scottish summer – dreich, rain and coolish…At least that is what is was on Monday…but the rest of the week has more than made up for it. The weather is beautiful. For a Scot is has … Continue reading Sun, Sea and Sixers – Nowra – Australian Days 4
Sunday 4th January Before I go on to say something about the Church let me mention one other food item. Something called durian which is a local fruit that has, to say the least a ‘pungent’ smile and an even worse taste – but it is considered a delicacy and when in season there are special stalls and shops that sell it. We tried it … Continue reading Malaysian Days 3 – The Church
This story was covered in several Scottish newspapers today. My response to the Post Office announcing Sunday deliveries for some people in urban areas – http://freechurch.org/news/royal-mail-should-cut-price-of-stamps-instead-of-starting-sunday-openings Continue reading Should the Postman Deliver on Sunday?