Last Sunday I was in Ninewells – missing being with my own congregation, but secure in the knowledge that they would be hearing the Word of God from in my view the best bible teacher in the English language. We love having Sinclair with us – not just because of his teaching gift but because … More The Visible Word and the Aaronic Blessing – Sinclair Ferguson
This is going to be the most written about film of the year. I don’t want to do a full review basically because another Christian beat me too it and put it better than I could. Read Martin Saunders spot on review – Dunkirk – A Magnificent Light in our Darkness Christopher Nolan is a … More Dunkirk – A Review
Good old Tim Keller has been up to his tricks again – preaching the gospel, engaging the culture, applying the Bible, growing the church. So time for a wee take down – lest he get too big for his boots….time for the reformed world twitterati to do the Holy Spirit’s job and convict Tim of … More Is Tim Keller the Art Heretic?
We sometimes lament the ‘dumbing down’ of modern UK and Scottish society. This is widely perceived as a critique of those who think EastEnders is high culture, McDonald’s cordon bleu cookery, and that The Daily Star is a newspaper. In other words it’s a form of intellectual snobbery. I think our society is dumbing … More The Dumbing Down of Scottish Intellectualism
It seems as though whenever the few, brave sane Christians who put their head above the parapet and write into newspapers trying to make a biblical case on issues for the day and defend Christianity are wasting their time. Often the letters are published, but they are usually followed, if they are any good, within … More The Free Kirk Fights Back!
6am. It’s another beautiful day. The sun is out in bonny Dundee and I am stuck on a hospital bed staring out of the window! Time for some reading and some listening. Earphones, an Iphone and Good Morning Scotland from the BBC on the radio. That should pass the time.! In hospital this time they … More Does the BBC Reflect or Shape our Society?
Last Sunday I preached on Romans 2:17-19 – Circumcision of the Heart . It was part of an infant dedication service for Timothy Harrison, son of Graham and Michelle and brother of Ben. Let me explain why we do this. We are a Presbyterian Church and we believe in covenant baptism which includes the infants of believers. … More Infant Dedication, Heart Circumcision and One of the Best three Sermons ever preached!
I love the old KJV version of Psalm 41:3 – although the metrical version leaves a bit to be desired! 3 God will give strength when he on bed of languishing doth mourn; And in his sickness sore, O Lord, thou all his bed wilt turn. IN my juvenile mind (not so long ago I … More The Times, The Secularists and the Challenge of Education for the Churches
This will be the last podcast for a wee while – I’ll be coming back with a new series after the summer, Lord willing. https://www.solas-cpc.org/wp/quantum-of-solas/quantum-110-the-funeral-the-media-and-the-politicians/
This months Janet Parshall show looked at the Charlie Gard issue, the DUP and Pride marches….all contemporary issues – you can listen to it by clicking the following link.. https://www.moodyradio.org/radioplayer.aspx?episode=150660&hour=1 https://www.moodyradio.org/programs/in-the-market-with-janet-parshall/2017/07-2017/07.10.2017-challenging-the-way-we-think—what-i-learned-when-i-left-home/ Re the Charlie Gard issue it is a complex one which is not helped by simplistic solutions. On the one hand there are those … More Janet Parshall Show – Charlie Gard and the DUP and Pride Marches