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Manchester Arena – the ultimate bullying tactic

ISIS is like a wounded animal lashing out with venom against a perceived enemy – the godless West. Its online recruitment of disaffected ‘losers’ (i.e. a Trumpism) is working in that it has turned one sympathiser into a collaborator with deadly effect at Manchester Arena on 22 May.  I’m sitting […]

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The Great Commission for Muslims? (Part 2)

I said last time that I find the Semiticness of Matthew’s Gospel more culturally appropriate for Christian witness to Muslims. I asserted that the imperative command in the Great Commission is not “Go” but “disciple!”. I then promised to unpack the participles – ‘going’, ‘baptising’ and ‘teaching’ which are supporting […]

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Muslim and Atheist?

Part of the reforming influence within the house of Islam is the growing number of younger people from Muslim backgrounds who are identifying as atheists. They are abandoning the Islamic tradition, which – some feel – is being taken over by backward-looking medieval teachers or else maniacal egotists, bent on […]

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Why “secularism” is as bad as “Islamism”

One of my readers responded: Last weekend …a Danish man was killed attending a meeting; a Danish Jew was killed for being a Jew; 21 Egyptians were beheaded… for being Christian…How many Christians or Jews have secularists murdered for being non secularists? There is no moral equivalence between secularism and […]

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The Paris attacks had two objectives – to punish the mocking of religion with people of faith and also to destroy “freedom of speech”. While the attacks were, like Nazism, barbaric and evil, when will a secularised West realise that freedom of speech can’t exist without restraint. The attack on […]

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Revival & the house of Islam?

A trigger behind the upsurge in Islamist violence may lie in the fact that we are in the midst of the greatest turning of Christ among Muslims in history. Warren Cole-Smith has written about the process that led David Garrison to research the facts which led to his book – […]

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