“David, would you like to come on Good Morning Scotland, to discuss John Finnies bill on banning smacking” It was something I did not really want to do – for many reasons, not least it is hard to discuss when the question is usually set up as ‘why do you want children to be assaulted?”. … More Is Physical Discipline of a Child Assault?
It’s apparently the burning question of the British General Election. Our society is obsessed with sex, and especially homosexuality. Or at least our journalists give that appearance. They seem to think that it is their responsibility and duty to ask any politician who is a Christian what they think of gay sex. Of … More Is Gay Sex a Sin?
This article was published on Premier Christian Website in response to Tim Farron’s recent comments re gay sex. A number of years ago we warned that the whole issue of sexuality had become the religion of our contemporary society and the shibboleth question. At first we were told that accepting the current liberal absolutist morality would be voluntary, … More Another One Bites the Dust – Tim Farron’s comments on gay sex
It seems to be such an obvious wrong. One so obvious that when our First Minister spoke of it in New York, there were gasps of horror. It’s a subject that evokes strong passions, a sense of injustice and anger at the cold and callous Tories. Now in my good old days I was not … More The Tory Rape Clause and the Descent of Scottish Politics
It is unusual for a mainstream secular newspaper to run a major series on the state of the Church in Scotland – but the Daily Mail has done just that. The journalist John Macleod has written a perceptive and insightful analysis – part three of which was published on Saturday. I attach the article below, … More The Rise of Scotland’s Radical Preachers – The Daily Mail
John Smyth, who now lives in South Africa and campaigns on morality, is at the centre of the allegations.Channel 4 News The media, liberal ‘Christians’ like Giles Fraser and the Bishop of Buckingham, atheistic secularists, and other enemies of the Gospel can hardly contain their glee. The ink had barely dried on the accusations against … More Christian Camps and Child Abuse – Is Evangelical Theology to Blame?
On Sunday the 8th the Sunday Herald ran a ridiculous piece about the TIE campaign and Transgender rights, where it did not deal with the issues and killed any sensible discussion with the headline ‘Christian Right accused of whipping up trans-panic’. Although I was not allowed an article as a right of reply, they did … More Debate About Gender Issues – Letter in The Sunday Herald
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?
Three-parent babies isn’t progress. If you play God you’ll create hell on earth By: David Robertson | 15th December 2016 As the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority approve plans to allow three-parent babies, David Robertson explains why the move is so dangerous It seems such a wonderful advance. And Britain is leading the way! Today the … More Three Parent Babies – A Christian Perspective…