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Melvyn Bragg on Richard Dawkins

Saw this linked by a dear friend last week and thought it was interesting for two reasons. 1. Bragg doesn’t appear to belong to any camp and is broadly regarded as an impartial observer. (OK, I know . . . !) 2. It gives a refreshing perspective of where the...

Six questions to ask atheists.

If you can get into serious conversation with atheists, these six questions from RZIM are still some of the most compelling that require further explanation. As far as I am concerned there are just two explanations for the world and the universe as we know it.  Only...

Bob Roberts at 300 Leaders, March 2012

I have been waiting a couple of weeks for this to come up on line since I went up to 300 Leaders with my good friend Jonathan McClelland.  It was a superb day on Apostolic, Prophetic Mission with Dave Devenish and Mike Betts and as usual, we were outragously blessed...

Does the New NIV Translation really suck that badly?

OK, so this post has sat in editing since July last year when I saw the above question on a dear friend’s blog recently.  I answered a brief ‘Yes’ but on reflection, I thought I ought to expand on my answer a little. In 2010, Zondervan announced...

‘Let Jesus make you miserable!’

A couple of weeks ago, I recieved a ‘hearty’ invitation through the door, printed in black 11 point text on an A6 piece of cream paper. The occession for such oppulent extravegance you wonder? It was to attend a series of ‘Christian Meetings’...

Oxford Professor John Lennox full Interview.

This is a fantastic interview with Professor John Lennox where he talks about Science, Atheism, God, Science and much more.  About 44 minutes, but well worth watching. John Lennox Full Interview from Game Plan For Life on Vimeo.   [vimeo...

Real Marriage – Mark & Grace Driscoll

Well it has been long announced and expected, it arrived and went straight to the top of various best sellers lists, now it’s even made its way into the pages of the Daily Mail. It is Mark and Grace Driscoll’s Real Marriage: The Truth about Sex,...

How to refute Calvinism.

Here is a helpful 16 minute video on how to refute Calvinism.  I found it very educational. APOLOGIES: The owner of this video has now made it private.  It was a tongue-in-cheek video doing the opposite of what the title suggested. Updated 4 Aug 2012. [vimeo...

Are you a ‘Thought Criminal’?

The death of tolerance. If you listened to Don Carson talking about tolerance in an earlier post, you will have heard that the modern view has changed. Tolerance used to be against the individual – a ‘I may not agree with what you are saying, but...