Category Archives: Biographies

From Father To Son: J.R.R. Tolkein On Sex

Says Albert Mohler, “The astounding popularity of J.R.R. Tolkien and his writings–magnified many times over by the success of the Lord of the Rings films–has ensured that Tolkien’s fantasy world of moral meaning stands as one of the great literary … Continue reading

Posted in Biographies, Marriage & Family, Nature of Man

My Wife’s Uncle Tom

Leaving the M4 near Newport when on our occasional trips to Brecon and beyond, we have, if the weather allows, dropped down into Talybont and made our way along to the village of Llanfrynach, The Church of St Brynach with its … Continue reading

Posted in Biographies, Gospel, Salvation, Second Advent, Suffering, The Other Side Of Death, The Resurrection, Tragedy

Margaret Thatcher’s Funeral: Bishop of London’s Sermon In Full

In his sermon the Right Reverend Richard Chartres said: “After the storm of a life led in the heat of political controversy, there is a great calm.” And that was the mood and atmosphere of the service at St Paul’s Cathedral, … Continue reading

Posted in Biographies, Christ's Sacrifice, Nature of Man, Salvation, Saved By Grace, Second Advent, The Resurrection

Melvyn Bragg On The Mystery Of Mary Magdalene.

Can’t help thinking about that BBC serving we had on ‘Good Friday’ called, ‘The Mystery of Mary Magdalene’ presented by Melvyn Bragg. Having read his ‘The Book of Books’ I found ‘The Mystery of Mary Magdalene’ so disappointing. From a scholarly point … Continue reading

Posted in Apologetics, Biographies, Books & Book Reviews, Easter, Injustice

A Changed View Of, ‘I Have A Dream’ Speech

Following the previous post the one book I have read by Martin Luther King, A Strength To Love, is moving and powerful. Just read the reviews on Amazon.  Edward Gilbreath writes, or should I say, rewrites with a changed perspective on King’s … Continue reading

Posted in Articles, Biographies, Books & Book Reviews, Injustice

It Is ‘Martin Luther King’s Day Today

“More than 40 years ago, on August 28, 1963, a quarter million people gathered in front of the Lincoln Memorial. They marched here for the cause of civil rights. And that day they heard Martin Luther King Jr. deliver his … Continue reading

Posted in Biographies, History, Injustice, Law of God, Suffering

Jessica Redfield’s Last Post

I picked up a link on one of the blogs on the Internet dealing with the recent massacre at Aurora, Colorado. I say recent, it is reported as the biggest gun crime in the US but it doesn’t take long … Continue reading

Posted in Biographies, Evil, Injustice, Tragedy