Christian Living 

Morality, debating opponents and the future of Christianity

It is by no means a novel insight to declare that the great testing ground for western Christians in the 21st century is in ethics. What is moral? What is sin? What is holy? What is right? It is in these areas that the witness of the Bible and of the teachings of the church are being put most severely to the test. It is most evident in discussions about sexuality and gender. Specifically homosexuality and transgender. But these are just the last & present pressure points. It’s a bit like waves…

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The Curiosity Index (10.05.2017)

I know this came out a few weeks back but in case you missed it the Pew Research Center released its latest report on global religious freedoms. A few things to keep an eye on: firstly the rise of social hostility in Europe towards both Jews and Muslims. Secondly, nobody restricts freedom of religion quite like the Muslims. Few to no freedom across much of North Africa, the Middle East and central Asia. Talking of freedom, and again this was from a few weeks back, but there is no freedom of conscience…

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