Some years ago, when forums were all the rage on the internet, I used to spend hours online debating atheists. To be honest, debating things on the internet was always a frustrating experience. Firstly, all the participants (including myself) did it not because we really cared about the other person, but because we wanted to […]
Category: In the news
Gay rights led to the trans madness
The other day I was watching a Triggernometry interview with Arielle Scarcella – it was called “Trans ideology is the new homophobia”. One of the things I found fascinating about it was the way that a lesbian woman could be called transphobic, simply because she prefers a “real” woman to a transwoman. Everyone in the […]
The barbaric way we treat children will be the undoing of the West
“The test of the morality of a society is what it does for its children.” Dietrich Bonhoeffer If this is true, then we must live in a barbaric society: it struck me forcefully yesterday that our society routinely throws children under a bus. Consider: Young people and especially children have suffered the most from the […]
Why I spoke out against lockdowns
Recently, someone wrote to me responding to some of the points made in my videos (on Sacred Musings). In particular, the point was made that it could potentially be damaging to my Christian witness and the mission of the church. I thought it was appropriate to write a letter in response, and I thought it […]
Climate Change – Afghanistan – Plymouth Shooting – Interpreting the News 22/08/21
Interpreting the news from a Christian perspective. Today we look at three topics: Why is climate change so apocalyptic? Is the West to blame for Afghanistan? How should we respond to the Plymouth shootings? Links Article by Colin Chapman on Islam My article on Islam and political correctness I’m also now on Telegram.
Freedom vs Security – a few thoughts
A couple of days ago I watched “The Magnificent Seven” again and it struck me how it contains a parable of freedom and security. How do we trade one for the other? Do we need to do so?
Has safety become an idol?
One of the strange things about the last 18 months is how safety has become the clinching argument for just about any course of action relating to covid. It’s all in the name of safety… but is there something deeper going on?
Would Jesus wear a mask?
A few days ago Tim Farron wrote an article arguing that the Christ-like thing to do is to continue wearing a mask after July 19th. Here I explain why I disagree. Tim Farron’s article is here.
Anxiety is the new normal
We’re starting to hear more about “Covid Anxiety Syndrome”. I believe unless we can stop worrying about covid, we could be anxious forever. The Daily Mail article I mentioned is here. The QCovid risk calculator is here.
Are ideas dangerous?
Recently someone told me that my videos were “dangerous” because they could encourage people to break the restrictions. But could it be more dangerous to not ask questions? Links Lockdown killed my mother article Five year olds having panic attacks Leicester Mum who died Open Letter about Vaccines