February 15 2017,
It is a popular argument in evangelism and debates: without an absolute moral standard handed down from God, all we ever have is moral relativism. ‘Good’ is simply what’s fashionable, whatever seems right to each individual.
But is that what the bible tells us?
June 5 2016
In a far flung corner of the multiverse, a monkey abandons typing Shakespeare, to ponder cosmology.
June 5 2016, in Following Jesus | Bible
The fear of heights, compassion, and using your superpower to know God.
September 24 2015, in Following Jesus | Bible
…the relationship in God between the Father and Son, not the quiet serenity I expected, but sheer exuberant joy and delight… This is the very relationship God welcomes us into through Jesus.
…it was the photograph of three year old Alan Kurdi lying dead on a Turkish beach that seems to have changed everything.
July 31 2015, in Following Jesus | Bible
…the deep insight Matt 3:17 “This is my beloved son” gives us into the nature of God. Not the impassive emotionless deity of Greek Philosophy or deism, but God at whose very heart is a relationship of love between Father and Son…
1.8 million people unemployed is pretty bad, but the the true level of unemployment is much worse.
March 3 2015, in Following Jesus | Bible
What was the most challenging message Jesus spoke? It wasn’t ‘love you enemies’ though that is close. It is one we commit ourselves to every time we pray the Lord’s Prayer, the Our Father. We often agree blindly…
With the debate on Evolution and Creation between Ken Ham (of Answers in Genesis) and Bill Nye (the Science Guy) I though it time to dust off something I wrote a few years ago over on Christian Forums
Hope to write on ‘Evolution and Original Sin’, ‘Theodicy, the Problem of Suffering in a Good Creation’ and ‘How Jesus Healed me of Literalism’.
How was Genesis 1 understood by the writers of the OT?
December 30, 2013, in Creation&evolution | Bible
How was the creation account in Genesis 1 written? Was it meant as literal history to be understood as God timetable of creation, or was it a parable or poetic framework whose purpose was to teach truths other than a literal six day creation?
December 7, 2013 Posted in Social Justice | Bible | Leave a reply
Do the snowy images on the news of Syrian refuges remind you of Christmas? They remind me of cosy Nativities and Christmas cards, and I find it very disturbing.
Adam in the age of Science. Part 2, Adam in the NT.
December 7, 2013 in Creation&evolution | Bible | Leave a reply
While there are no theological issues with evolution in the Old Testament, it is another matter when you get to the New Testament…
Adam in the age of Science. Part 1, OT views.
November 29, 2013 in Creation&evolution | Bible | Leave a Comment
In an age when genetic comparisons have show our closest relative are chimpanzees and bonobos, how are Christians to understand Adam?
IT SEEMS TO ME …
December 8, 2012
It seems to me absurd to doubt that a man may be an ardent Theist & an evolutionist.
Charles Darwin May 7th 1879
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