Author Archives: Peter Turner

849: QUAKER ADVICES AND QUERIES 12/42

“When you are preoccupied and distracted in meeting let wayward and disturbing thoughts give way quietly to your awareness of God’s presence among us and in the world. Receive the vocal ministry of others in a tender and creative spirit. Reach for the meaning deep within it, recognising that even if it is not God’s […]

848: CONDEMNED BY HIS OWN WORDS: PASTOR CHRIS ON PROSPERITY

A warm welcome to Zingcreed, the world’s only Christian-atheist blog, where your beliefs may be reinforced or shattered. I’m a radical, so my line doesn’t appeal to everyone, but with almost 50,000 hits so far it seems that  people all over the world are interested in what I’m saying. Feedback tells me that my readers […]

846: RECIPE FOR SICKNESS, THE DEADLY PREACHING OF PASTOR OYAKHILOME by Peter Turner

Here is a man with great influence in the media using his power to stop sick people going to the doctor. It is his mistaken view that Jesus can cure every ailment including cancer and heart disease. People desperate enough to accept his guidance face a downward spiral of worsening health possibly leading to death. […]

845: THE CHURCH SHOOTS ITSELF IN THE FOOT AGAIN by Peter Turner

The church resolutely holds to the moral low ground as it pedals old fashioned opinions long abandoned by secular society. It not only behaves as though this was the 13th century, its insecure members even issue death threats against those Christians who dare to think and behave differently. “Who would want to belong to this […]

844: I NEARLY FALL ASLEEP IN CHURCH AGAIN! by PETER TURNER

And the service was only half an hour long! It was a Taizé service derived from the practices of a community of 100 brothers in France who dedicate their lives to justice and peace. A friend invited me to the evening service after work. He goes frequently but unfortunately he missed this occasion. If he’d […]

843: THE CHURCH IS FOLLOWING ZINGCREED!

A warm welcome to Zingcreed, the world’s only Christian-atheist blog. Our motto is “More Jesus, less Christ, No god”. With nearly 47000 hits since it started, Zingcreed may be making a slight impact on organised Christianity, although I rather doubt it. We’re just ahead of the pack, almost trend-setting you might say, although I’ve no […]

842: COME AND HEAR PETER TURNER SPEAK ON THE REVOLUTION IN PARIS IN MAY 1968

  PARIS, MAY 1968 To mark the 50th anniversary of an earth shattering political upheaval – A unique opportunity to hear a first-hand account of what it was like to be in France during the famous revolution of May 1968 An illustrated talk by Peter Turner (75 year old Harringay resident) at 49 Mattison Road, […]