On Sunday I preached about the contrast between Jesus’ resurrection and the ‘Progressive Dream’, the idea that we can sort the world out ourselves without returning to the living God. I tried to explain how all human attempts to make the world better are doomed to failure, because the problem is with ourselves; but there … Continue reading Making a difference?
The fourth and final post in a series for General Election week in the United Kingdom. You can find the previous posts here, here and here. By this time tomorrow we will most probably know who will form our next government; and one which, barring a miracle, will be very far from what a government … Continue reading Who rules Britain (4): Christ’s unshakeable Kingdom
My previous two posts have looked at the fundamental political fact, which is the rule of the crucified and risen Jesus Christ; and the light that shines on why our political choices seem so terrible in this election. But what are we supposed to do with our votes tomorrow? If there is no option to … Continue reading Who rules Britain (3): Voting under Christ the King
This is the second article in a series 'Who rules Britain?'. You can find the first here. What has gone wrong with politics in Britain? Why are we faced with such a terrible choice at this election? How did we get to a situation where mainstream parties on all sides are led by such … Continue reading Who rules Britain? (2): Non-Christian rulers and the Rule of Christ
This is the first of a series of four posts for this election week, asking the question ‘Who rules Britain?’ The enthronement of Jesus Christ, and God's universal call to acknowledge him, is the foundational political fact. Who will be ruling Britain on December 13th? The Christian answer is unambiguous. There will be no ultimate … Continue reading Who rules Britain (1): Jesus is Lord, and still will be on Friday
For a long time I have been wanting to find a book on basic Christian living – the sort of thing to give to a new Christian, or to any Christian wanting to take living as a Christian seriously – which isn’t either too complex, or too basic, or so focused on salvation that it … Continue reading ‘Following Jesus’ by Andrew Randall: A Review
Why is there now so much, and so strong, opposition to standard Christian teachings? Examples are regularly in the news, including several in the last week. Why is it that people today hate the Christian message so much that they want to eliminate it from the public sphere? Why is it that if you even … Continue reading Our Good Friday rage against God