Christianity
Jackals in the ruins

Jackals in the ruins

Beware of these destructive charlatans:Yes, an unusual title, so bear with me – but it is quite biblical. Quick share links: Let me explain. In Ezekiel 13:1-7 we read about how the false prophets are soundly condemned. Sadly, wherever there are...

Robbers, Robbers Everywhere.

Robbers, Robbers Everywhere.

You don't have to be a Calvinist to say Amen to this,  "The characteristic of a true sovereign is, to acknowledge that, in the administration of his kingdom, he is a minister of God. He who does not make his reign subservient to the divine glory, acts the part not of...

The people on the fringe

The people on the fringe

In a righteous society, where righteousness is uplifted and exemplified by the leaders of the nation, the society is centred around honesty and righteousness and therefore the fringes of society are more likely to be wrong than right, if they oppose that centre. Quick...

The myth of neutrality

The myth of neutrality

Can we really remain neutral in these crucial areas?Can and should the Christian be neutral? Well, it depends on what we are talking about. Let me first deal with the term being used here. One online dictionary offers two senses of the word “neutrality”:-The state of...

Gimme that old time interfaith religion

Gimme that old time interfaith religion

God is no fan of religious syncretism and idolatry.Most modern westerners want nothing to do with religion, but if they must have it, they much prefer syncretistic religion. They are happy to say all religions are the same, all religions lead to God, and we can pick...

New old evils

New old evils

You could say humanity is good at dreaming up new evils. But I find that, more often than not, what we see is example after example of humanity returning to ancient evils. Quick share links: Here is an example of an old evil being revived,“Just a...

The disco church

The disco church

This is where some churches have now stooped to: For some decades now I had a standard line about the decaying church surrendering to the surrounding culture, especially on things like homosexuality. I would often say this: ‘We might as well just give it all up and...

Be good or be accepted as good.

Be good or be accepted as good.

Is it better to be good or be accepted as good? This is perhaps the most pertinent moral question that every single person has to grapple with at many points in their life. The school child who is given a choice to bully a weaker kid with his friends or refuse to do...

Aurelius and Oppostion

Aurelius and Oppostion

Something I like to remind myself often is that opposition is a part of life. It was Vox Day who first directed me to this quote by Marcus Aurelius: “Begin each day by telling yourself: Today I shall be meeting with interference, ingratitude, insolence, disloyalty,...

Churches and the homeless

Churches and the homeless

Concern, along with careful thinking, are both needed to really help others:People can often come up with what seem like good ideas, and often with good intentions. But sometimes they are not thought through very well. Christians of course can be just as guilty of...

State Atheism Camps

State Atheism Camps

From the early medieval era till the early 19th century education was the domain of the church and the home, and Europe advanced continually as a society to great heights and remained Christian. Quick share links: In the early 19th century Napoleon...

Speak, even if your voice shakes

Speak, even if your voice shakes

Away with your lame excuses – we need to speak out: If you are a Christian you are commanded to share the good news of the gospel. Obviously our words must be backed up by the way we live, but words MUST be used. Paul made this clear in Romans 10:14-15: “How then will...

Christianity is vital to the West’s survival

Christianity is vital to the West’s survival

For those shouting, "Gas the Jews!" and, "From the river to the sea, Palestine will be free," Ayaan Hirsi Ali’s recent essay should be compulsory reading. Hirsi Ali, an internationally famous author and commentator who was raised as a Muslim and then became an...

A Vital Reminder To Christians

A Vital Reminder To Christians

John MacArthur makes this salient observation is his book Called To Lead, about how Christians can benefit a society that has gone awry,“The same principle runs continuously through the pages of Scripture. God’s people in the midst of an ungodly community actually...

Not welcome any more

Not welcome any more

Welcome to country is one of those modern phenomenona that you see everywhere, find hardly any ordinary person supports, but that is continually promoted and supported by the elite classes of society. And not just the elites of secular society, churches engage in this...

Forget fatalism and embrace the living God

Forget fatalism and embrace the living God

Quick share links: If you are a fan of the Terminator film series, you will know that in the second instalment (Terminator 2: Judgment Day), one of the heroes, Sarah Connor, carves the words “No fate” into a wooden table with a large knife. The...

Pagan “Christianity”

Pagan “Christianity”

Quick share links: If the early medieval church had spent most of its efforts telling the Romans they needed to have "reconciliation" with the Gauls, and the Gauls needed to reject "colonialism", modern French culture never would have come about,...

Defending Christianity

Defending Christianity

With Easter approaching it’s timely to argue why, for all its sins, Christianity must be defended and acknowledged as one the foundation stones underpinning Western civilisation and the reason why citizens in the West, compared to millions suffering around the world,...

Is the Church “muscular”, or wilting?

Is the Church “muscular”, or wilting?

What is a "good Christian"? It's common to hear heathens diagnose people they disagree with as "not a very good Christian", but how would they know when they are literally identified as rejecting what Jesus, the Christian's exemplar, says is good?   It may be fair to...