Christianity is the Problem SLP How do you manage it? Glen Scrivener preaches on John — an Easter sermon. We pray it brings you peace, joy and hope on this greatest day of the church calendar. Glen and Paul speak to two doctors fighting Coronavirus. What difference does their faith make? Glen takes the opportunities afforded by working from home! He talks to award-winning blogger and author, Emma Scrivener — who also happens to be his wife! Stay tuned for 8 ways to fight Corona-Brain! Glen and Paul talk to Mark Oden, church leader in Italy.
How do you pastor your people? What can we learn? Yesterday was one of the weirdest Sundays in church history. Millions watched online as we practice good social distancing. Tune in for a fascinating discussion with Jacky Lam in Hong Kong about Coronavirus and the response of the church. Pandemics are a time when the normal course of life is intensified.
Including our fears of mortality, disease, of running out, economic collapse, loneliness as well as 0ur tendencies to dehumanise and towards tribalism. But the church has a message of faith, hope and love to cut through. Paul and Glen talk about the Corona virus and look at 7 Christian responses to plagues in history.
Glen is back from his long hiatus! As Billie Eilish cleans up at the Grammys and Demi Lovato gives a heartfelt and emotional performance, we discuss what it is that is drawing people to music that speaks of not being OK. Rowling Tweets and Ricky Gervais savages Hollywood.
Paul Feesey and Glen Scrivener discuss the 9 takes on the London Bridge attacks, then explore a 10th…. If it were an evangelistic campaign, Christmas would be the most effective in history. But how do we make the most of this stunning opportunity. Glen Scrivener and Paul Feesey discuss how churches and individuals can share Jesus, face to face and online. They are also joined by John Lovell of Christian Vision.
What do we make of this? And the reactions to it? Join Paul Feesey and Glen Scrivener as they discuss the fall and rise of one of the worlds biggest celebrities. We talk about human rights, science, and the church in this episode of the LIVEcast.
On this weeks show we have for you a very special edition of the Speak Life Podcast. Glen Scrivener has been out of the studio this week and we have for you a conversation between him and author Tom Holland, about his new book Dominion. We discuss the language of Westminster and ask whether it enables violence. We also discuss the legislation of Westminster, which certainly does enable violence. Also on the show: How to speak into the issues of mental health and where to find peace. Join us! Paul and Glen discuss with the help of our new interns!!!!!!
A brief introduction to our new interns plus a sermon from Paul on John Glen shares his thoughts on the debate between Sam Harris and Jordan Peterson, touching on issues such as relativism, holy war, human sacrifice, slavery and religion. Glen Scrivener talks to Dr Dan Strange about his brilliant new book, Plugged In, and how we can engage the culture with the gospel of Christ.
What does the FaceApp craze tell us about ourselves, our culture and the future? But then she meets a guy. Maybe she even marries him. Not because she believes in marriage per se, but because she believes in him.
Join Paul and Glen as they discuss Pride Month and the reactions to it. How should we react when our Christian witness is compromised like this? Today we discuss two approaches to autism covered in the news. Glen Scrivener discusses mission and evangelism with Peter Leithart. Rebecca McLaughlin has written a terrific book, taking on 12 objections to Christian faith.
She talks to Glen Scrivener about the book, about proclaiming Jesus in a secular age and reasons to be hopeful in the church. We also discuss a fascinating interview with Dr Sharon Dirckx about neuroscience, consciousness and Christianity. In the wake of the Sri Lanka bombings, we discuss persecution and the global church. Their warmth and wisdom are life-transforming. Glen speaks with Alastair Roberts of the Davenant Institute and the Theopolis institute about technology, social media and how as Christians we can navigate it. Today we discuss responses to the Christchurch massacre in New Zealand and address the question: Are the Gospels fairytales?
How can we answer questions about the Bible? And how might embracing the goodness of singleness be a witness to the world? When party lines are drawn, how can you be persuasive across the divides?
This week we talk about questioning questions. What does tribalism look like? And stay tuned until We also chat about our weekend mission to All Saints Crowborough. This week, Glen talks to author, broadcaster and evangelist John Dickson about how to witness well in a post-Christian age.
In this paradigm-shifting chat they discuss how losing well in the culture can be a genuine gospel win. This week Paul chats to Luke Sedge about finding faith as an adult as well as how his faith helps him face cancer.
This week, Paul chats to Sam Wilkes about how he came to faith and what the challenges are of being a Christian at school and at university. This week we talk about the royal wedding sermon and the third video in our mini series on suffering: Why Is The World So Bad?
Today we talk to comedy write James Cary about freedom of speech and comedy. We also discuss Jeremy Corbyn, anti-Semitism in the Labour party and mothers who regret having their children. James Cary is a comedy writer for the BBC.
In this discussion, James and Glen discuss the ironies of the cross and the great happy ending which the resurrection brings. This is the first of our podcasts with a new name, The Speak Life Podcast! Glen and Paul chew things over, looking a bit deeper and what it means. Check out the first video here. On this episode, we look at what the reformation was, was NOT, and why the reformation still relevant for today. To here the whole debate, you can visit the Unbelievable?
Paul Feesey has joined the Speak Life team! Glen interviews him on his background, conversion, youth work and preaching! Not so! Jesus appears in the Old Testament too! Hear the full debate here. Also, Glen has written a blog post on the issue , and also, has a whole section on Christ in the Old Testament on his personal blog. What are you living for?
We listen to a sermon that Glen preached recently. This episode, we look at the events at Charlottesville, and the subject of racism. Andy and Glen chat about racism, and see that actually, we all love to distance ourselves from one group or another. We love to put ourselves in the best light. Glen travelled up to Lewes to catch up with Michael Ots and ask some questions whilst strolling along the River Ouse after lunch. Often we would say we need to build a bridge from where a non-christian is in their thinking, to the Christian position.
Justin Brierley is a presenter on Premier Christian Radio. Meetup is a networking app that enables you to find specific interest groups in your local area. Tom Schmidt uses it to draw local people to discuss things regarding Christianity. Often we feel we must stay and win the argument — we feel others are wrong, and we are right.
Is this the right strategy? It is best way? This may come as a surprise to some, but it can be better to shut the doors of the church, in order to reach more people with the Gospel. Glen explains in more depth, taking some advice from the Reformation.
On first thought, the doctrine of the Trinity may seem too complicated for non-Christians to grasp.