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”
All the world’s a stage, And all the men and women merely players: They have their exits and their entrances…. Shakespeare – As You Like It. I have enormous respect for politicians. After all I once wanted to be one. They have a difficult and often thankless task. Those in the media and the general public who regard our political leaders as worthy only of … Continue reading Brexit – Bercow’s Coup and Britain’s Destruction
(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?
This weeks Quantum – This week we look at the progation of Parliament – the EU banning criticism of immigration … The wonder of Ben Stokes and the Australian Test cricketer with a bible verse engraved on his bat… The sad story of the Buddhist guru – Sygyal Lakar Copper mining in Norway, Electronic cars in NSW and fires in the Amazon…. Glasgow Universities … Continue reading Quantum 57 – The One with Prorogation of Parliament; Ben Stokes; Sogyal Lakar; Electric Cars; Slave Reparations; Purdue Pharma; Piers Morgan; Trans Rugby; Welsh Pride; Aneurin Bevin; Claire Smith;
From a distance it looks as though the United Kingdom is having a collective nervous breakdown. According to Owen Jones, the Guardian, the BBC, Sky news and most of the political classes Boris Johnson has started a coup against democracy. What is going on? Are tanks on the street, being bravely challenged by the Middle Classes as they seek to protect democracy and fight for … Continue reading Brexit – Boris’s Coup?
Nicola Sturgeon recently gave a Ted Talk which is interesting, revealing and a real help in understanding where some of our political and cultural leaders are heading. It’s only ten minutes but well worth listening to… The message is simple and compelling. We can no longer measure our country’s success by GDP (Gross Domestic Product). We need to think about how happy and healthy … Continue reading Wealth, Health, Happiness and Holiness – The Vision and SIN of Nicola Sturgeon
This interview appeared in Christian Today here at the weekend. Churches, where is your Athens? Staff writer Sun 28 Jul 2019 7:04 BST David Robertson (c) with his family in Scotland before making the big move to Sydney, Australia(Photo: David Robertson) For 27 years, David Robertson was pastor of St Peter’s Church in Dundee but thanks to a popular blog – the Wee Flea – and regular media … Continue reading Churches – Where is Your Athens?
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
The first Quantum from Oz Felix Ngole – https://stephenmcalpine.com/if-only-there-were-someone-other-than-izzy/ Mexican State supports marriage – https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/mexican-states-legislature-defends-marriage-as-one-man-and-one-woman-only?utm_content=buffer162d3&utm_medium=WCDM%2BBuffer&utm_source=facebook&utm_campaign=WCDM&fbclid=IwAR3ydBfDC8ecsj4cOoAeqT9-ymfQxwVi3rYy3fXgqXCY-aW3Zw4Fw1hFjME Brazilian Evangelicals – https://www.foxnews.com/faith-values/brazil-evangelicals-jesus-march-millions?fbclid=IwAR1DwBowDlIRmGvY1q8bac61zB4LT9vDjx5-UP3aR0JoIzPZZvM_iQZkoQE Pro-Life Democrat – Abortion genocide. https://www.liveaction.org/news/black-female-democrat-abortion-genocide/?fbclid=IwAR2FrEsTe8ggnCO7xzUVHUbOXm2BDM74pkpPGXiP4YLi1nL–cvcai8b3iU Massacre in Mali – https://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-48579475 Christian Legarde – https://www.spiked-online.com/2019/07/03/this-is-what-eu-democracy-looks-like/ The renaming of women – https://twitter.com/paulembery/status/1144821953506742273?s=12 Oreos – https://thefederalist.com/2019/07/01/special-lgbt-edition-oreos-indoctrinate-kids-trans-pronouns/ Love is Love – Age gap – https://twitter.com/cf_farrow/status/1144632295187525632?s=12 Charities and the Government – https://twitter.com/journostephen/status/1146495338964033537?s=1 Social Credit – https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/mar/01/china-bans-23m-discredited-citizens-from-buying-travel-tickets-social-credit-system Misquoting the Bible – … Continue reading Quantum 49 – Felix ; Mexican Marriage; Brazilian Evangelicals; Pro-Life Democrats; Mali; Legarde; Renaming Women; Oreos; Tatchell; Derby Uni; Charities; Social Credit in China; Misquoting Bible;
This is my farewell gift to Scotland! – An interview broadcast on BBC Radio Scotland this morning at 8:30. It’s called the long interview because having 30 minutes to discuss on radio is unusual. I found Bill Whiteford to be one of the best interviewers I have ever faced – probing and challenging without being rude and aggressive. We discussed a range of subjects, the … Continue reading The Last Farewell – The Long Interview with Bill Whiteford