Justine Greening replied to my letter to her – An Open Letter and Plea to Justine Greening, Minister of Education on her Gender Identity Proposals This is ‘her’ response: Dear David Robertson Thank you for your email of 25th July to Justine Greening. I have been asked to respond on her behalf. We want transgender people … More Justine Greening Responds – The Banality of Evil
We had a special time last weekend at Mairi and Conor’s wedding. Words like joy, beauty, fellowship, love, kindness and hospitality only express part of what it was like – so I thought I would share with you some pre, during and post photos…. Over the Sea From Skye Skye is stunning but at this … More Mairi’s (and Conor’s) Wedding in Paradise (otherwise known as Harris)
Light Engaging Darkness – 4 – August 16th 2017 Apologies for being a couple of days late….I was away at a wedding for the weekend… There is so much to think about this week. Where to begin? 1) Questions from Charlottesville When even Thersea May condemns Donald Trump for his words or lack of them … More LED 4 – Neo-Nazis and Antifa – Trump and North Korea – State Religion enforces Female Clergy – The Morality of Holidays – The Decline of the SNP and rise of Labour – Shoes, Gender Neutral Tampons, KLM and the Genderless Child – Glenn Campbell – Bill Jamieson
Last night I enjoyed a fascinating discussion and phone in with Janet Parshall on her ‘In the Market Show. You can here it by clicking Here It was fascinating discussing immigration (based on this blog – The Strange Death of Europe – Part 2 – Immigration). And also hearing Donald Trump’s comments on Charlottesville at the … More Discussing Immigrants on Janet Parshall
“Jesus doesn’t always answer questions but he does answer people” – (Sinclair Ferguson preaching on John 3 ) John 3 is such a well known passage that when someone announces that is their text – you think I know this. And then Sinclair preaches this – and you realise that there is always more light … More Jesus talks with Israel’s Top Theologian – God uses Pagans – sermons on John 3 and Ezra 1 from St Peters
Donald Macleod is the most brilliant theologian I have ever met. His writings are always stimulating, provocative and persuasive. His current blog post is no different. http://www.donaldmacleod.org.uk/dm/should-presbyterians-have-dedication-services/ However sometimes you have to wonder if Donald just had a day when he got out of bed on the wrong side! His current blog is supposed to … More The Downgrading of the Free Church – A Response to Donald Macleod.
Murray’s book is largely about immigration. A subject which is so wrapped in misunderstanding, political correctness and virtue signaling that it is almost impossible to discuss. Question immigration at all and you are automatically classed as a xenophobic quasi fascist who wants to expel all foreigners. If only we had open borders then we would … More The Strange Death of Europe – Part 2 – Immigration
Because I missed these last Sunday here are the sermons from a couple of Sundays ago.. Sinclair did a fascinating sermon on a week in the life of Jesus (the first of his ministry) In the evening I preached a communion sermon on the first part of Psalm 78. This is a quote from Augustine … More A Week in the Life of Jesus – and Remember Communion – Two sermons from St Peters
Here is the latest article in Christian Today in my Revelation series. What is the worship like in your church? I belong to a tradition about which the following (apocryphal) story was told. A stranger walked into the service and started ‘Amening’ and exclaiming ‘Hallelujah/Praise the Lord’. One of the elders approached and rebuked him: ‘We don’t … More The Greatest and Strangest Praise and Worship Service – Ever – Revelation 19
Light Engaging Darkness 3 – Thanks for all the feedback for LED 2 – 50 Years Homosexual Celebration- Transgender Madness – Liu Xiaobo – The Guardian and the C of E – The Cult of Trudeau – Alice Cooper – The End of the Car? – Steve Chalke’s Sin. and LED 1 – Boots and Contraception; Champagne … More LED 3 – Kenya – Kosovo – Neymar – First Case of Child Sex Doll being declared obscene – National Trust Backlash – Chestfeeding not Breastfeeding- Canadian Fascism – An Obituary to be Remembered – An Old Bible Returned – and the Oldest Bible Text discovered!