I’ve had this thrown at me a number of times over the years as a reason to reject Christianity. So, I have done a little research, and from what I have read: 1. 1st crusade lasted from 1096-1099 2. 2nd crusade from 1147-1149 3. 3rd crusade from 1202-1204 Casualties (on BOTH sides of the conflict)… Continue reading Christianity is barbaric – look at the crusades!
To those who say Christians are “intolerant” and who seek to force compliance on them using force of law. I would point out that tolerance as defined by the Oxford English dictionary is “the ability or willingness to tolerate the existence of opinions or behaviour that one dislikes or disagrees with” Well that’s a… Continue reading Tolerant not tolerant
Western society has recently experienced an explosion in concern for the earth, In recent months I have watched an autistic Swedish child travel around the world, given celebrity status, speak to the UN and scream at modern world leaders “WE WILL NEVER FORGIVE YOU!” I have seen crowds of people demonstrating in major cities all… Continue reading What does Extinction Rebellion teach us?
John 13:34,35 says “A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.” In recent years we have seen a number of high-profile leaders fall from grace in one way… Continue reading Fellowship – lets be different!
I always have loved the church. For me, it’s a place where hurting and broken and messy people gather together to worship the One who has given their lives hope and meaning and has the power to transform every one of us into a “new creation”. The problem though, is that we are all on… Continue reading I LOVE the church!
About a month ago I went out with Wendy to buy a present for our granddaughter. We were gone less than 20 minutes. However on our return, we found the house full of smoke and the kitchen on fire! An hour and 3 fire engines later, the fire is put out and to say the… Continue reading Fire!
This is a photo of my hand with the mark 32 years of wearing a wedding ring has made on my finger. I must admit that I am rather proud of that indentation, it represents so much, the promise I made on our wedding day back in August 1985 to my wife and to God… Continue reading The Indelible Mark of Faith