My last ‘ In the Market’ from Scotland. Thankfully Janet intends to continue my monthly appearance from Australia….This week we discussed A.S.K… You can get the show here – or by clicking the link below: https://www.moodyradio.org/programs/in-the-market-with-janet-parshall/2019/06/6.17.2019-recognizing-abuse–big-questions-bigger-answers/ In the Market with Janet Parshall – The Collapse of Western Civilisation Continue reading In the Market – With Janet Parshall – A.S.K
Did you hear the one about the doctor, the politician, the journalist, the artist, the vicar and the teacher? Well, let’s begin with the teacher. Watch this stunning video of a Scottish teacher explaining to a pupil why he had been kicked out of class. pic.twitter.com/Nz0Attx2js — I,Hypocrite (@lporiginalg) June 14, 2019 For those for whom the above link doesn’t work – have a look … Continue reading Another Brick in the Wall – The Threat to Children
This weeks column in Christian Today – for the original click here – The Religious Thought Police Are Here The Saudi religious police, like their Iranian equivalents, have a duty of Hisbah, enjoining good and preventing wrong. To many Western eyes it seems, and is, an authoritarian attempt to enforce doctrine and practice. It could never happen here – or could it? Last week I was … Continue reading The Religious Thought Police are Here
This is such a strange day – for the first time in 27 years I am not responsible for the conduct of public worship in St Peters. Of course I have been away from St Peters before on a Sunday – but this is different. Then I was returning – this time we have left. As someone said last week – ‘this is like a … Continue reading The Final Sunday – Romans 16 and a Fond Farewell.
A couple of weeks ago we had our ‘Decades in Dundee’ event…Over the next few weeks I will post up the interviews we had during that. We begin with the wonderful Jim Spence – BBC sports reporter – to me the essence of Dundee. He has some fascinating insights…. Enjoy… From Dundee to Down-Under Continue reading Decades in Dundee – Part 1 – Jim Spence Talks about Football, Dundee and Faith
This weeks Quantum… We look at Censorship – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XjFnVTxteDs According to new rules you soon won’t be able to watch this – Then there is the extraordinary case of UK doctors banning Julia Hartley-Brewer Or Dr Who firing a transphobic writer. Or Andy Wightman MSP giving a grovelling apology for attending a meeting with a ‘transphobic’ speaker. Meanwhile the BBC even managed to get Trans … Continue reading Quantum 46 – Censorship; Dr Who; Andy WIghtman; WW2 Trans; Abortion; The Vatican on Gender; Copeland and Chalke; Ps 130
This is an old article I wrote about Churchill – which I was reminded of as I was working through old papers. It still seems relevant today (although it was written in 2003) Churchill – The Greatest Briton? I have just returned from a great holiday in the Netherlands. No computer. No TV. No phone (apart from the occasional mobile – yes I am one … Continue reading Was Churchill the Greatest Briton?
I am grateful for the enthusiastic response so far for A.S.K and for the encouragements from others: This one is from a man I greatly admire and respect – whose job is to work with teenagers. ‘If you’re a teenager trying to follow Jesus it is more than likely that you’ve asked most of the 52 questions that David Robertson tries to answer. These are real … Continue reading A.S.K 3 – Does the Bible Condone Slavery?
Sometimes a story arises which is so indicative of our culture and so important in its implications that it deserves an immediate response. The Daily Telegraph, the Yorkshire Post and the Daily Mirror all carried this story about Rev. Peter Hughes. Peter quoted extensively (as did The Mirror) from my article Parents Take Back Control – The April Record Editorial which he read on this blog. … Continue reading Vicar ‘under Investigation’ for Quoting The Wee Flea!