Charles 1 _ Woke History From the BBC The BBC at its best and worst. I love history. I love good history. But that begs the question what is ‘good’ history? It is something that informs, is true and gives as full a picture as possible. I would also add that good history is shot through with humility, intelligence and good writing/speaking. Good history is … Continue reading Charles I – Woke History from the BBC
I am sitting in Glasgow airport heading back for Sydney, thankful for a wonderful visit to the Shetland Bible Week , but sorrowful to be leaving family and friends in a country which is now governed by a parliament led by incompetent, dishonest, clowns. If anyone thinks these words are too harsh – just have a look at last night’s pantomime in the UK parliament…orchestrated and … Continue reading “A Fertile Land Inhabited by Cowards”
(This weeks article in Christian Today – you can read the original here) What can the Church do about Brexit? (Photo: Reuters) Returning to the UK to speak at the Shetland Bible conference has been an encouraging and depressing experience. The encouragement comes from the many faithful Christians in this beautiful most northerly part of the United Kingdom. The discouragement comes from the collective hysteria … Continue reading What can the Church do about Brexit?
Quantum 51 – The links and videos are below: Australia – The Prime Minister at Hillsong – The West – Is Christianity making a comeback – Islamaphobia – https://twitter.com/spikedonline/status/1149043870937821184?s=12 Islamaphobia – Christian Today The Regressive Power grab in Northern Ireland – https://blogs.spectator.co.uk/2019/07/northern-ireland-gay-marriage-and-the-great-liberal-power-grab/ CBC – Child Drag Queens –https://twitter.com/Jessicae13Eaton/status/1147617805845630978?s=20 Amazon ban books – https://www.christianpost.com/news/amazon-pulls-books-by-authors-who-once-identified-as-gay-lesbian.html?uid=38b40306c7 Decline in Millionaires – Jeffrey Epstein – Paula White – Holy … Continue reading Quantum 50: The PM at Hillsong; Greg Sheridan; Islamaphobia; ; Northern Ireland; Amazon; Epstein; Paula White, Egypt; Greece; Denmark; Nurseries, Bewes; Santana
Welcome to this week’s Quantum of Hope 47: We look at the current situation in Hong Kong and the extraordinary way that a Christian hymn has been in the centre of things. London is experiencing a spate of stabbings. Meanwhile Christians in Nigeria continue to be slaughtered. We also look at the lack of forgiveness in modern society – with this incredible discussion about the … Continue reading Quantum 47 -Hong Kong; London; Nigeria; Forgiveness; Womens World Cup; Fathers Day; Oxford Passion Play; Black Metal; School Trans; St Silas; Puritan Wives; Pink Floyd
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!
I found Nicola Sturgeons’ speech to the SNP entertaining, revealing, informative, frustrating, cringeworthy and depressing. I suspect that the way people react to this speech are similar to the way the react to Nicola – they either love or hate her. To her fans this was a brilliant speech showing the fantastic vision and leadership that she provides. To her detractors this was more of … Continue reading Scotland’s Future – The Hope, History, Hubris, Humiliation and Hypocrisy of Nicola Sturgeon
This weeks Brexit Bulletin and some Reflections on Scotland Today Sturgeon, Brexit and the Future of Scotland MPs are back from their Easter holidays and things have stayed the same and moved on. The Brexit Party has really started with a bang. It looks professional, slick and is gathering a formidable momentum. The other new party – ChangeUK is having a nightmare – they … Continue reading Sturgeon, Brexit and the Future of Scotland
The new editor at Christian Today has invited me back to do a weekly column for them…here is the first – on lessons from John Milton about Internet censorship. Did you know that President Lincoln stated, “Most of what you read on the Internet is false”? I’m afraid if you cannot spot the obvious flaw in that statement then you are not worthy of reading … Continue reading Censoring the internet – A plea from John Milton
In writing about The Noble Liar I had not realised that Premier had already published this excellent blog –In taking on the BBC, has Robin Aitken become a modern martyr for truth? Normally on a Thursday I do a Brexit catch up – but its so depressing I almost can’t be bothered. And the whole charade is going to go on for months….we will return to that … Continue reading The BBC and Brexit