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What is truth?

Pilate asked that rhetorical question to Jesus around 2000 years ago (Jn 18:38) and then after telling Jesus’ accusers that their claims were baseless, he executed Jesus anyway. And so the Truth died. Today, it seems, we’re still asking the same question as Pilate and still, like Pilate not acting in accordance with the facts. We live in a world of fake news, alternative facts and post-truth. Timothy Pauls says Christians should largely be unimpressed by this revelation. It’s hardly breaking news that our culture has rejected the idea of objective…

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We all need to be journalists now

We live in an age which has seen a massive erosion of trust in traditional sources of news and information. Given President-elect Trump’s struggle with honesty (he keeps falling off the wagon), it’s unlikely to get better in the short-term. Bias and agenda are ‘seen’ everywhere and the rise of ‘fake news’ or so-called ‘independent news sites’ are just two signs of this. So conspiracy theorist Alex Jones publishes a list of fake news providers and it’s all the mainstream news outlets. These trends are perhaps more evident in the…

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Book Review: Risking the truth

Risking the Truth: Handling error in the church by Martin Downes is a collection of twenty interviews, plus an introductory and two concluding chapters. The interviews are with a variety of reformed church leaders and professors from around the world. Interviewees include Carl Trueman, Tom Schreiner, Michael Horton, Mark Dever, Michael Ovey, Ligon Duncan and Greg Beale and so should give readers a good insight into the concerns and issues that reformed leaders believe they are facing. The whole tone of the book is somewhat defensive though, the questions posed…

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