In the UK, abortion isn't such a hot issue as it is here in the US. I think in the UK abortion is seen as just one of many wrongs, such as gambling, abuse, pornography, alcoholism, materialism to name but a tiny few, we Christians would like to see less of. We don't single it … Continue reading On Abortion – Evangelicals need to stop being lazy
It has been ages since I last wrote something on here, it has been hard to pin down everything I have been thinking about and form coherent points. In a previous post I promised an observation on why I believe there to be greater solidarity in Britain. I think it is to do with our … Continue reading Better late than never
This image was drawn by a Charlie Hebdo cartoonist after the spring shooting and is circulating again after the latest attacks in Paris. I must confess that it breaks my heart. As a Christian I don't want to be rejected and I hope I can offer some comfort and hope to people, even if all I … Continue reading I will keep praying
I have added a couple of posts arguing that Christians, American ones in particular (though I am sure we could all do better), should act in more solidarity with others, particularly the poor and underprivileged. Here are some bible verses to back up that position which talk of brotherly love (fraternity) for others: The commandments, … Continue reading Some bible verses in support of Solidarity & Fraternity
It is my great pleasure to be living in the US for a couple of years, I am British and love being here, I know I am very blessed. It is fascinating though to observe how different Christian populations practice their faith; surely we should all be pretty similar as Christians but it seems to … Continue reading Where have American Christians put their crosses?
What has happened to gay Christians who in the past believed they should be celibate rather than act on their sexual orientation? I remember as a child that there were stories of gay Christians who had renounced their sexuality and chosen to spend life alone, with God, rather than living life as a gay person. Being … Continue reading Missing and under peer pressure?