Unbelievable – Young People A.S.K- the Video

This is the video of the Unbelievable show with Justin Brierley and Hannah Timson I found this a fascinating conversation – the comments below are generally just depressing – the vitriol and abuse is at least proof of human depravity! Seeing the children asking the questions is superb….I also found it really moving that yesterday I got a lovely letter from a young person who … Continue reading Unbelievable – Young People A.S.K- the Video

Unbelievable – Youth Questions with Hannah Timson

It was good to return to the Unbelievable show this Saturday…. https://www.premierchristianradio.com/Shows/Saturday/Unbelievable/Episodes/Unbelievable-Youth-special-Kids-ask-questions-about-God-David-Robertson-and-Hannah-Timson-respond I greatly enjoyed discussing with Hannah Timpson…..as always the feedback on social media and the internet has been interesting….!  (Go to the Premier Link to see some of the comments).   The whole discussion came about because of A.S.K – it seems that there really is a demand for these kind of discussions and … Continue reading Unbelievable – Youth Questions with Hannah Timson

The Best a Man Can Be?

Are you old enough to remember this ad? It’s now been changed into this video which was on all news bulletins yesterday and has been subject to a considerable amount of negative reaction (as well as those who love it). When I heard about it I was prepared to hate it and get outraged….but in many ways I thought it was excellent.   There is a … Continue reading The Best a Man Can Be?

‘We’re living on the corpse of our ancestors’: Jordan Peterson is right about the secular West

This is my review of a fascinating conversation between Jordan Peterson and Susan Blackmore.  It is a important conversation, showing many things about our culture and the need for the Gospel.  You can get the original article and comments (feel free to add your own!) here… ‘We’re living on the corpse of our ancestors’: Jordan Peterson is right about the secular West By: David Robertson | 11th June … Continue reading ‘We’re living on the corpse of our ancestors’: Jordan Peterson is right about the secular West

Salvation Came Through Richard Dawkins

Whilst in Australia I have been meeting a lot of people who have read The Dawkins Letters    I was sent this testimony of Richard Morgan, who was converted through reading it.   He gives a lovely talk in this video…   You can hear the Unbelievable programme he mentions here – We added this chapter to The Dawkins Letters SALVATION CAME THROUGH RICHARD DAWKINS What a relief it … Continue reading Salvation Came Through Richard Dawkins

Unbelievable – A Depressing Conversation with Jonathan Bartley

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 from public life in the UK.   Although it was a … Continue reading Unbelievable – A Depressing Conversation with Jonathan Bartley

Boxing Day Special – Interview with Marcus Brigstocke

  Five years ago I did an interview with Marcus Brigstocke on Premier’s ‘Unbelievable’     It is one of the favourite programmes I have ever been involved with….as we discussed comedy and Christianity and why Marcus finds its hard to believe…. I don’t think I have put it on the blog before so as a Boxing Day treat here is that interview.     Continue reading Boxing Day Special – Interview with Marcus Brigstocke

Swapping Psalms for Pop Songs – BBC Radio 4

I was asked to take part in this BBC documentary about atheist churches….it was broadcast this Friday and should be available on the link for a few weeks – it is a fascinating programme – I did a 30 minute interview with them so I was happy with the couple of bits they used! You can hear the whole programme here – http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07m7z0r This is … Continue reading Swapping Psalms for Pop Songs – BBC Radio 4

Why Mike Can’t Believe – ‘Unbelievable’ Discussion

Mike Rand is a former policeman.  He is typical of millions of people today.  Not anti-theist but someone who is open and seeking and has lots of questions.  As you will notice when you listen to this dialogue we had on Unbelievable – Premier Christian Radio I loved being in the studio with Mike and Justin.  Since the recording Mike has read Magnificent Obsession and we remain … Continue reading Why Mike Can’t Believe – ‘Unbelievable’ Discussion