A Year’s Worth of Writing

2015 was a good year for the Demolition Squad, the apologetics wing of Christian Vision for Men (CVM). Amongst other things, select highlights include: • The launch of our book ‘The Ultimate Survival Guide: How to talk about God, the Bible, and stuff‘ • The blog articles continuing to receive good attention • A good reception to our seminar at The Gathering (which in total saw …

Follow Me

Have you ever introduced a friend to a favourite sport of yours? I tried this with my wife (then fiancée) during the Six Nations last year. “It’ll only take one game and she’ll be hooked,” I mused. But which game would I choose? It couldn’t be Scotland v. England (I have split loyalties). Now, I love the way the French …

Change: Avoiding ‘Chronological Snobbery’

Sorted Magazine - September/October 2014

New is cool. At least, this is what the advertisers would have us believe. If you don’t have the latest thing then you’re not ‘with the times’. And do you know what? So often the advertisers are right. My current phone is a better version of my old phone. It has a longer battery life and a crisper display. In …

It’s In The Detail: Can we trust eyewitness accounts?

In the last Big Questions article we saw how well established Jesus is in the historical record. History indeed shows Jesus as a man whose life and death had a huge impact on the communities, governments, and religions around him. So what was it about Jesus that produced these momentous tremors on the historical seismograph? The answers can be found in …

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2012: A Review

As if all of a sudden, the church bells across the little village began to ring out in the cold, dark night. They were heralding in the new year and at the same time marking the passing of the year gone by. 2012 was a year of completion and of new beginnings for me. From an initial nudge towards Oxford …

Hasn’t Science Disproved God?

“Ladies and Gentleman, the captain has just switched on the seatbelt sign in anticipation of upcoming moderate turbulence.” A string of words never followed by a cheery, “enjoy it!” When the bumps start I instinctively look out the window, just to make sure the wings are still there. I’m suddenly rudely aware of the extent that I’m not in control. …

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Big Questions: Isn’t Christianity Intolerant?

Sorted Magazine

Sep/Oct 2012 edition of Sorted is on sale now in newsagents in the UK. Get your subscription online. “Christianity? There are some good points to it, but I just can’t believe that one faith is superior to others. That view is intolerant.” You know the idea, it has been said in many ways. Christianity, it is understood, is basically unfair …