Petition to the Scottish Parliament re a Second Independence Referendum

This is either the dumbest, bravest or most annoying thing I have ever done, or possibly all three!   I have petitioned the Scottish government, asking them not to have Indy Ref 2 until after 2020. #FutureIndyRef I am really concerned about the potential for division, bitterness and waste of time and money that a … More Petition to the Scottish Parliament re a Second Independence Referendum

How do we know what truth is? | SHORT/ANSWERS

Here a short 3 minute video on Post-truth that we made for the Solas SHORT/ANSWERS series.  Looking forward to doing more of these! There’s different versions for various social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter. You can find all the links on the Solas website here: SolasCPC.org – How do we know what truth is?  | … More How do we know what truth is? | SHORT/ANSWERS

An Open Challenge to Nicola Sturgeon and the SNP Leadership

I have been throughly disappointed and depressed at much of the response to my articles on the EU.  I hate group think and soundbites, on whatever side and yet that is what I have been largely faced with.  I know that there are thoughtful SNP politicians and supporters who have considered these things and come … More An Open Challenge to Nicola Sturgeon and the SNP Leadership

Gospel Prescriptions – Sermon by Sinclair Ferguson – Philippians 4:2-9

Sunday is the Lord’s Day – its a day to get away from social media and the internet and I for one try to stay away!  I like to focus on the word and Christ – and the internet can be a real distraction so I try to stay away.  However there is one exception – … More Gospel Prescriptions – Sermon by Sinclair Ferguson – Philippians 4:2-9

Out of the Ashes – The Fall and Rise of the Church in Scotland – Article in Australian Presbyterian

This article has just been published in the Australian Presbyterian. Out of the Ashes – The Fall and Rise of the Church in Scotland    I suppose that for many Australian Presbyterians Scotland, or at least the Presbyterian Church in Scotland is considered to be the motherland! If that is true, then the cry that … More Out of the Ashes – The Fall and Rise of the Church in Scotland – Article in Australian Presbyterian

The Fallacy of the Fascist Revival – Hope Not Hate

There is an awful lot of hate around.  Even though who talk about ‘hope not hate’ spend a lot of time stirring up hate against particular groups.   The truth is that hatred of ‘the other’ seems to be endemic in human nature.  To experience hatred and dislike because of personal characteristics and faults is … More The Fallacy of the Fascist Revival – Hope Not Hate