Tag Archives: Talks

Santa is anti-Christ

Santa is a delightfully generous and adorably rotund sort of a guy, isn’t he? But have we ever really thought about what he stands for? Is he really generous at all? Is he a harmless bit of fun or does he covertly feed us a terrible lie of what generosity is? Are Santa and his gifts a cheery add-on to Christmas, or […]

Jesus: Transformission 2011 talks

Get your iPods at the ready – here is some new material! Last month, Mike Reeves gave three ‘Jesus talks’ at the Transformission 2011 event in Exeter. They were, needless to say, brilliantly inspiring! Below are the links to the talks. Definitely worth listening to. 1.Who is Jesus – is your God Jesus-less? See why real life […]

Irenaeus: How does the Old Testament testify of Christ?

What does Jesus mean when he says that the Scriptures testify of him? What does he mean when he says that Moses wrote about him? Well, Irenaeus of Lyons (you can hear an introductory talk about him here) addresses this in ‘Against Heresies’ (chapter 10, fourth book), and as my last post was about Justin Martyr, I […]

Justin Martyr: God who appeared to Moses is distinguished from God the Father

Many academics today will tell us that the guys in the Old Testament had no idea of any sort of Trinity or plurality in the Godhead. Why would they? After all, isn’t the Trinity just a New Testament or Early Church invention?! Justin Martyr, on the other hand (along with a rich and vast pedigree […]

The Trinity is a Bit Like…

Last Sunday was Trinity Sunday… yes… that day in the church calendar when clergy up and down the country have to preach on the Trinity. Although we should be drooling with excitement at the prospect of being told about the glorious Trinity, I can’t help but notice that to many it seems rather burdensome and […]

Delighted by God – Heartfelt Christianity

Earlier in the month I attended a brilliant conference in London – ‘Delighted by God – Hearfelt Christianity’ – The talks are now available on the Cor Deo website – I would especially recommend Mike Reeves’ superb talk: Ron Frost | A Description of Christ Peter Sanlon | The Transformative Power of the Bible Mike Reeves | The […]