Category Archives: On the Gospel

The Radicalising of Evangelical Christians

What about the radicalising of Muslims? Hold on a minute! What about the radicalising of Christians? In times of religious extremism, you can’t be naïve! Be alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring … Continue reading

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Preach the Gospel in times of Religious Extremism?

Last week a terrorist suicide bombing in Manchester killed twenty-two young people and physically injured 119. Who can count how many were left traumatised? Soon afterwards, ten masked gunmen opened fire on a bus full of Coptic Christians in Egypt. Twenty-nine killed … Continue reading

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Give the reason for the hope that you have

But even if you should suffer for what is right, you are blessed. ‘Do not fear their threats; do not be frightened.’ 15 But in your hearts revere Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone … Continue reading

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Is God anti-homosexual?

Many people openly practice extramarital and non marital sex, chromo-sexual, homosexual and lesbainian lifestyles. On Facebook I see news feeds of Pride events, homosexual choirs, gay weddings, overly shining engines and gay activism on a near daily basis. I do not … Continue reading

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Hope for Atheists Light

Last month a pentecostal preacher died during a snake handling service in America. Although I’m not aware of any UK pentecostals who practice snake handling I thought I’d best describe myself as Pentecostal Light to show where I was at. … Continue reading

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Is the UK church in decline?

While attending a convention a Humanist rather smugly announced that church attendance in the UK is in decline, to which I asked what the attendance at Humanist meetings across the UK was every week, was it higher? Although I confess a … Continue reading

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Is belief in God a crutch?

Belief in God is a crutch for the weak-willed and pathetic to lean on to get them through. Hardly the sort of thing the rest of us self-assured and well-educated folk need. Sound familiar? Belief in God is costly, difficult and … Continue reading

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Is belief in God anti-scientific?

Science cannot tell you what is a good song from a bad song, what is a good poem and what isn’t, the greatest painting or the worst… you get the picture. There are many realities that science cannot definitively explain, but … Continue reading

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Is belief in God anti-intellectual?

A recurring theme we hear day in and day out is that belief in God is anti-intellectual, but hearing the same drum banging away over and over again does not mean that drum is sound. If this statement is true … Continue reading

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Is God extremely vain?

It was recently put to me that “worship suggests God is extremely vain.” I was very stressed trying to respond to the suggestion God is vain in a way that would make everyone happy, but when I heard Andrew Willis … Continue reading

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