The Violence of Love

This is one post that probably should have a ‘trigger’ warning.  If you are upset by offensive language, abuse and hate speech, then beware that the following post contains several examples of such! Yeah, tolerance and love are meant for non-harmful aspects of human identity. Not assholes. Eat glass. I knew this would happen. And … More The Violence of Love

Why Our Witness Must Be Credible – Revelation 11

  This weeks Christian Today article What an interesting week it has been in politics! The lead-up to Donald Trump’s inauguration was dominated by an astonishing discussion about a document that contains speculation about his personal life a few years ago. The whole of that document seems to rest on the credibility or otherwise of a … More Why Our Witness Must Be Credible – Revelation 11

Quantum 96 – Trump, Streep, the BBC Transgender Documentary and the TIE Campaign

You can listen to  this week’s podcast on the Solas website here. http://www.solas-cpc.org/wp/quantum-of-solas/quantum-96-trump-streep-and-the-bbc-transgender-documentary/ You can also download it from iTunes or Podbean. |   LINKS   | President Trump TheWeeFlea.com:  Is Donald Trump the Christian President? Washington Times: Calif. church to stop praying for president by name, says ‘Trump’ is ‘literally a trauma trigger’ BBC: Full Donald … More Quantum 96 – Trump, Streep, the BBC Transgender Documentary and the TIE Campaign

The Gender ‘Agenda’ – Will bullying work both ways?

Here’s the text of my article that was published today in the Scotsman.  You can read more at: http://www.scotsman.com/news/opinion/dare-to-debate-this-damaging-idea-that-gender-is-a-social-construct-1-4342596     Dare to debate this damaging idea that gender is a social construct. There is a fear that dare not speak its name, a question that dare not be asked. An ideology is being foisted … More The Gender ‘Agenda’ – Will bullying work both ways?

Songs of Praise, the Island of Lewis, Donald Trump and the Religion of the BBC

It was wonderful to hear that Songs of Praise, the flagship BBC religious programme, was to come from the Island of Lewis – the home island of my wife and apparently more significantly the home island of President-Elect Donald Trumps mother.    I looked forward to hearing some Gaelic psalm singing, traditional hymns and perhaps … More Songs of Praise, the Island of Lewis, Donald Trump and the Religion of the BBC

Debate About Gender Issues – Letter in The Sunday Herald

  On Sunday the 8th the Sunday Herald ran a ridiculous piece about the TIE campaign and Transgender rights, where it did not deal with the issues and killed any sensible discussion with the headline ‘Christian Right accused of whipping up trans-panic’.  Although I was not allowed an article as a right of reply, they did … More Debate About Gender Issues – Letter in The Sunday Herald

Quantum 95 – Ten ‘Prophecies’ for the Church in 2017

As promised, in this week’s podcast, it’s the prospects for the Church in the West; Mainstream decline. Post-modern evangelicals. American charismatic next big thing. Creflo Dollar won’t be back. Greater unity. Salt and light in the public square. The Reformation. US Evangelicals split over Donald Trump Reaching the poor. Africa and Asia.   |   … More Quantum 95 – Ten ‘Prophecies’ for the Church in 2017

Does God Call Me to Belong to a Local Church where the Word of God is not being Taught?

“Does God call me to belong to a local church where the Word of God is not being taught?” That was one of the questions I have often been asked. I hope to have an occasional series looking at these kind of questions. To some the answer  to this particular question is so obvious that … More Does God Call Me to Belong to a Local Church where the Word of God is not being Taught?