There is a new ‘cool’ book in town! It’s a New York Times bestseller, endorsed by Russell Moore, Archbishop Charles J.Chaput, and, the ultimate accolade, Carl R.Trueman! How could I resist? Especially as it is subtitled “A strategy for Christians in a post-Christian nation”. With such endorsements, and always wanting to stay up with … More Is the Benedict Option the Best Option for Today’s Church?
(note: I am more than happy for people who disagree with this article to comment below – however I need to stress that I will not publish comments which are full of vitriolic abuse and foul language – whether you agree or not. I am sorry to record that I have received a number of … More A Cry in the Dark? Dear Meryl…
Thanks to all who responded to the last post of 2016 I will try to heed your advice and requests. After a few days break its time to begin again by looking forward to 2017..I am neither a prophet nor the son of a prophet, but as an observer of culture and society I … More Ten ‘Prophecies’ for Society/Culture in 2017
This is the final part of my talk given to the Solas conference on Society and Sexuality. Where are we going? If we take away humanity made in the image of God, if we try to re-image according to our own imaginations, then we will continue to go down this road to hell. CS … More The Re-Imaging of Humanity – Part 5 – Where Are We Heading?
This is an adapted and expanded series based on my talk at the Solas Conference Edinburgh – 29th October 2016. It is a subject of massive importance for the Church and society. I have split my paper up into several sections and will be putting one out every Monday. Part One – … More Re-imaging Humanity – Sex, Sexuality, Gender and the Inhumanity of 21st Century Humanism – Part 1
The following is my article in Premier yesterday. Let me add a few thoughts. I expected the militant secularists and humanists to take great delight in this. But it is interesting that more rational and less bigoted people immediately saw the stupidity and danger of the decision – read these articles from The Telegraph, The Guardian and The Spectator as examples. … More Why the Ashers Gay Cake Case Proves our Freedom is Under Threat
(Gleneagles Hotel) It was a fascinating afternoon – an interview at Gleneagles Hotel between Michelle Roux’s senior and Andrew Fairlie, two of the top chefs in the world. When I bought the tickets it was originally for Annabel, as I did not think it would be my cup of tea – but it turned out … More The Wit and Wisdom of Michel Roux – An Afternoon in Gleneagles
The story so far! In part one we saw that the SNP has now become the party of the EU, rather than the party for an independent Scotland. The End of the Dream – Why the SNP Have Given up on Independence – Part 1 In part two we saw how there is an increasingly … More Fantasy Politics – Why the SNP are Giving up on Independence – Part 3–Childcare
Imagine a film that looks at a right wing home schooling ‘Christian’ family who live in the woods because they want to distance themselves from modern society. They are taught to hunt and kill, they don’t have much contact with people outside their own family, and the children can repeat verbatim what their parents … More Don’t Disrespect People – Unless they are Christians – What Captain Fantastic tells us about Western Culture today.
This article appeared on the Premier Christianity website – HERE The BBC’s decision to ignore Usain Bolt’s faith is another sign of anti-Christian bias By: David Robertson | 19th August 2016 David Robertson responds to the controversy surrounding the BBC’s lack of reporting on the faith of Christian athletes at the Olympics Have you heard … More The BBC, Usain Bolt and Anti-Christian Bias