“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 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
It was wonderful to hear that Songs of Praise, the flagship BBC religious programme, was to come from the Island of Lewis – the home island of my wife and apparently more significantly the home island of President-Elect Donald Trumps mother. I looked forward to hearing some Gaelic psalm singing, traditional hymns and perhaps … More Songs of Praise, the Island of Lewis, Donald Trump and the Religion of the BBC
This article first appeared on Premier Christian Blog I kind of expected it, but it still astounds me how some Christians react to something I regard as basic, biblical and obvious. But fascinating to see…what is your reaction? For interest my initial title was “The BBC and the Trojan Horse of Islam” .. Why the BBC … More Why the BBC should not Broadcast Muslim Prayer
In 2009 I did an outreach event with Kirkwall Baptist Church – I greatly enjoyed it. Part of it was a talk and discussion in a local hotel which was recorded by the BBC. I know they do things differently in the islands but even I did not expect it to take seven years before … More Debating Delusions in Orkney
This was published on Premier Christianity today – click the link for the original article…I cannot even begin to describe how important this article is for me – and what an impact this documentary made…read it and I hope you will see why… A World Without God: 6 statements in Sally Phillips’ BBC doc that show us … More A World Without God -6 statements in Sally Phillips’ BBC doc that show us where we’re heading
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
I suppose it was to be expected. After the crushing defeat for the Scottish government at the United Kingdom Supreme Court over their Named Person scheme, we not only had the spin which sought to turn it into victory, but then, sadly, the intimidation and mockery which has become so much part of the current … More Investigate Extremist Christians!
This is my article in Premier Christianity – Andrea Leadsom Yes Channel 4, Christians believe God speaks to them. Get over it! By: David Robertson | 9th July 2016 David Robertson responds to Channel 4’s controversial interview with Andrea Leadsom It’s the hunting season again. With the Tory party in the throes of choosing … More The Hunting of Andrea Leadsom
“Today is the beginning of a new chapter in our lives. More difficult, more painful, less joyful, less full of love. I and Jo’s friends and family are going to work every moment of our lives to love and nurture our kids and to fight against the hate that killed Jo. Jo believed in a … More Fight Against the Hatred – The Sad Murder of Jo Cox