This article was published on Premier Christian Website in response to Tim Farron’s recent comments re gay sex. A number of years ago we warned that the whole issue of sexuality had become the religion of our contemporary society and the shibboleth question. At first we were told that accepting the current liberal absolutist morality would be voluntary, … More Another One Bites the Dust – Tim Farron’s comments on gay sex
It seems to be such an obvious wrong. One so obvious that when our First Minister spoke of it in New York, there were gasps of horror. It’s a subject that evokes strong passions, a sense of injustice and anger at the cold and callous Tories. Now in my good old days I was not … More The Tory Rape Clause and the Descent of Scottish Politics
I have been appointed editor pro-tem of The Record after the tragic death of Iain D Campbell. Because of the circumstances it has been very difficult to start from scratch but the first edition is now out, the second at the printers, and the third in preparation. Below is the first editorial. Welcome to the … More The Record Editorial – April 2017
Last Sunday was a great Easter Sunday in St Petes – and for the first time we recorded the whole service. This is an experiment so please do let us know what you think – e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org If enough people appreciate and make use of it we will continue. I most … More First Full Recorded Services from St Peters – Easter Sunday – Sinclair Ferguson on John 20 and Luke 23
This article first appeared in Christian Today earlier this week. The fourth Scottish Church Census is a thorough piece of work, as you would expect from the excellent Peter Brierley organisation. Supported by all Scotland’s major Churches, it gives an accurate big picture of what many of us feared was the case in Church in Scotland today. … More Predictions and trajectories: What will the Church in Scotland look like in 30 years?
This is the Easter Essay I wrote for the Mail on Sunday….another great opportunity to get the gospel into the secular press. For once I thought there headline was much better than mine – and their stand out quote was superb! Click the link to see the article in its original form Easter-Essay-DAR (1) Easter … More In the World of Fake News a Truth we can all Rely on – Article in Mail on Sunday
You can find the podcast we recorded last week here on the Solas website. https://www.solas-cpc.org/wp/quantum-of-solas/quantum-106/ The Copt Massacre Syrian Bombing African migrants sold in Libya ‘slave markets’ Sex for Rent Prep HIV Drug Funding abortion propaganda Peter Singer – rape of disabled might be ok End of Gender specific awards Breastfeeding unnatural University Essays marked … More Quantum 106 – The world is going nuts.
Last Sunday’s sermons can be accessed here by clicking this link. Sundays sermons Sinclair’s sermon on temptation is really helpful. And I loved preaching on the Gospel as the power of God. It’s a great truth. Enjoy. “Most religion and human ethics teach us about our righteousness and our goodness. Pope Francis met Islamic leaders … More Trials and Temptations and the Gospel- the Power of God
I am offended. In fact I am more than offended. I feel angry, upset and quite nauseated. And it’s all to do with Easter. No I am not offended at Cadbury’s leaving the word Easter out of some of its headings. Nor at I offended at Tesco’s Good Friday beer advert. I expect crass … More It’s Easter – I’m Offended!
There must be an awful lot of Christian orphanages in India because every week I get an e-mail from yet another brother full of pleading pietistic language asking me to ‘pray’ for (ie. give money to) their essential work. I don’t even bother replying now – I have no idea how many are genuine and … More My Joy is Going to Uganda