The Great Deception 14 -No! No! No! The Fall of Thatcher

Brexit Update: Is Brexit not getting boring?  I think we all just wish they would get on with it…But I suspect after all the huffing and puffing we do not have politicians who have either the nerve, desire or courage to actually go through with it. (unlike the politician featured in todays chapter – see below).   If we did then we would end up with … Continue reading The Great Deception 14 -No! No! No! The Fall of Thatcher

‘We Will Rue the Day the Wee Flea Buzzed Off – Article in the Evening Telegraph

This article appeared in The Evening Telegraph last week – you can get the original here. The reactions to it have been ‘interesting’.  More of which below…. EWAN GURR: After 30 years of ministry in Dundee, ‘the wee Flea’ will be a huge loss to the city A Pagan, a Catholic and an atheist walk into a Free Church. It sounds like the perfect opener … Continue reading ‘We Will Rue the Day the Wee Flea Buzzed Off – Article in the Evening Telegraph

Revival, Renewal and Reformation in Lewis and Harris

Annabel and I have just returned from a lovely weekend on the Blessed Isles – Lewis and Harris – where I was speaking at the Harris Bible Conference, along with Roger Simpson the Anglican  evangelist (now in York but better known to Scots as the former pastor of St P’s and G’s in Edinburgh).    We really did have a wonderful weekend – encouraging and … Continue reading Revival, Renewal and Reformation in Lewis and Harris

Romans 10 – Guaranteed Salvation; Matthew 28 – Whats So Great About The Great Commission; A Gaelic Psalm…

Because I am currently in Tarbert, Harris, the internet is not too good and I am not able to upload last weeks services – but if you follow this link you will be able to get the full services online or just the sermons.  In the morning we looked at Romans 10:5-13 “Salvation Guaranteed” and in the evening Sinclair began a mini series on “What’s … Continue reading Romans 10 – Guaranteed Salvation; Matthew 28 – Whats So Great About The Great Commission; A Gaelic Psalm…

Saturday Review 4 – Our Culture, What’s Left Of It; Graham Norton; Brexit- A Love Story; Leonard Cohen; The Newport..

Book- Our Culture What’s Left Of It, the Mandarins and the Masses – Theodore Dalrymple This is a stunning book.  A delight.  “Dalrymple is a writer of genius: lucid, unsentimental, and profoundly honest…..He is one of the great essayists of our age” (Denis Dutton).  I have no idea how I missed this book (which came out in 2005) but I am so glad I found it … Continue reading Saturday Review 4 – Our Culture, What’s Left Of It; Graham Norton; Brexit- A Love Story; Leonard Cohen; The Newport..

Quantum 28 – Liam Neeson; The State of the Union; Donald Tusk; Immigrant Worth; Australian Weather; Kazakhstan; Disney Pride; Trans Liturgy; Ken Larter

This weeks Quantum covers Neeson, Trump, Tusk, Jess Phillips, Australian Drought and Floods, Kazakhstan, Disney Pride, Humberside Police, C of E Trans Liturgy and Ken Larter and the Jews! Here are some of the links we used…. 1) Liam Neeson – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cxOPeiNU01I  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zb8KEpkCdRo   2) Donald Trump – State of the Nation….    3) Brexiteers should go to Hell  – Tusk plus   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2-Dx4Rnl5Og  4) Whats’ an immigrant worth? – Jess Phillips….   5) Australian Drought – and Floods … Continue reading Quantum 28 – Liam Neeson; The State of the Union; Donald Tusk; Immigrant Worth; Australian Weather; Kazakhstan; Disney Pride; Trans Liturgy; Ken Larter

Brexit Update, The Backstop Explained and Parliamentary Chaos (Feb Record Editorial)

Most Thursdays I do a Brexit update and continue to review The Great Deception  – However this week I want to share the editorial from this months Record – just out.  It is about Brexit and what is going on in the country – but unlike my blog I hope that you will find it a lot more balanced!    Before we post that let … Continue reading Brexit Update, The Backstop Explained and Parliamentary Chaos (Feb Record Editorial)

In The Market – with Janet Parshall – Politics, Ethics, Theology..

This months ‘In the Market’ with Janet Parshall – as always it was a privilege to talk with Janet – who is excellent at keeping things moving.  We discussed weather, politics, Brexit, the Supreme Court, Consent,  Hate crimes, abortion in New York – amongst other subjects. You can listen to it by clicking this link. https://www.moodyradio.org/radioplayer.aspx?episode=250330&hour=1 Every time I do this show responses come in … Continue reading In The Market – with Janet Parshall – Politics, Ethics, Theology..

In Conversation – with Alastair McIntosh

This is a conversation I had with Alastair McIntosh, a Quaker activist, broadcaster and writer.  He is the author of a superb book – Poachers Pilgrimage.  We discussed many things in front of a good audience in St Peters.   It may not sound the most riveting of evenings – over an hour discussing theology, history, the Highlands,church etc – but the most common reaction afterwards from those … Continue reading In Conversation – with Alastair McIntosh