ONLY the truth will set you free (not fake news or alternative facts)

You will know the truth, and the truth will set you free. (John 8:32) This is not a political post.But in an age when 'alternative facts' and 'fake news' rule, it is time to remind ourselves: truth matters.It really worries me that the very concept of truth is under attack, not just by Trump, but also by the media he so hates, and the fake news we see every day online. Just one example recently was Mark Hamil becoming just the lastest celebrity forced to deny his own death on … [Read more...]

“Donald Trump, you’re fired!” UK parliament debates banning controversial candidate

The silence of American evangelicals concerning Trump has been deafening, with some notable exceptions. It is in my view time that Christians spoke with one voice: this man does not speak for us. Yesterday, following a record breaking petition which I was only too happy to personally sign, an unprecedented debate occurred under the watchful gaze of Big Ben.Now admittedly the said debate was not binding on the UK government, and there was no vote at the end. But I can think of no other … [Read more...]

Six Things Christians and Muslims disagree about over Jesus

Yesterday I wrote about Eleven things Muslims and Christians agree about over Jesus. Today I share the areas we disagree. This is with the goal of helping us to understand each other better.Whether or not Jesus should be worshiped (Surah 5:116 , Surah 4:171 vs John 20:28 and Matthew 28:16) Whether Jesus should be described as the "Son of God" (Surah 19:88-92 vs the many biblical references to Jesus as "son of God") Note that unless this concept is carefully explained to a Muslim this is … [Read more...]