Now They’re Coming for the Nurseries!

Yesterday Graham Grant of The Daily Mail asked me to comment on the latest gem from the Care Inspectorate – the government body that inspects schools and nurseries.   Here are some guidelines that they have just issued. There is so much that one could say about this – some of which is incorporated in this article in The Daily Mail.   The Care Inspectorate have become a primary means … Continue reading Now They’re Coming for the Nurseries!

An Interview with the Australian Presbyterian

This is an article which was published in the last ever edition of The Australian Presbyterian.   It is a transcribed interview with Mark Powell which in the light of yesterdays post – A Bittersweet Day helps explain my thinking.   We contrast the situations in the UK and Australia. On the Precipice Australian churches, 10 years behind Scotland’s decline, must return to basics. David Robertson talks … Continue reading An Interview with the Australian Presbyterian

Quantum 19 – French Riots; Spain and Italy; UN Migration Compact; Apple Censorship; Veganophobia; The Lord of the Rings; George Bush; Roger Scruton; Sex and Gender; Fury Boxing; Brexit

This weeks Quantum covers everything from Riots and Boxing to Veganophobia and Lord of the Rings!  Enjoy .  You can listen by clicking this link… https://www.podbean.com/media/player/fb5ge-a13fc3?from=yiiadmin&download=1&version=1 (also a number of people have been asking if you can get it on Itunes – yes – go here to subscribe) 1) France and the Macron Riots – https://blogs.spectator.co.uk/2018/12/emmanuel-macron-has-united-france-against-him/?utm_source=Adestra&utm_medium=email&utm_content=Evening%20_Blend_03122018&utm_campaign=Evening_Blend 2) The EU – Andalusia and Italy – The EU … Continue reading Quantum 19 – French Riots; Spain and Italy; UN Migration Compact; Apple Censorship; Veganophobia; The Lord of the Rings; George Bush; Roger Scruton; Sex and Gender; Fury Boxing; Brexit

That Hideous Strength – Part 2 – The Gender Agenda

Well that accelerated pretty quickly – as soon as I feature Melvin Tinkers That Hideous Strength – he gets banned from preaching at the CU carol service in Derby (see this weeks Quantum)!  Not that I am claiming direct correlation – but it will be interesting to see what happens after our second look at the book!  Before we do that have a look at … Continue reading That Hideous Strength – Part 2 – The Gender Agenda

Christmas, St Andrews Day, Transmania and Praying for the Nation – the Janet Parshall Show

In this week of prayer it was good to talk with Janet Parshall about the last couple of blogs – namely Transmania and Praying for the Nation – as well as a wee discussion on celebrating Christmas and New Year in Scotland and St Andrews Day….the discussion started off light and got pretty heavy and serious….I hope it was helpful… You can listen to the … Continue reading Christmas, St Andrews Day, Transmania and Praying for the Nation – the Janet Parshall Show

Why I’m saying ‘Bah Humbug’ to Polly Toynbee’s ignorant anti-Christian crusade

By: David Robertson | 14th November 2018 – This article  The Guardian columnist Polly Toynbee wants you to “beware evangelical Christians bearing gifts”. David Robertson responds Why I’m saying ‘Bah Humbug’ to Polly Toynbee’s ignorant anti-Christian crusade This article was first published on Premier Christianity yesterday.  It’s that time of year. The time when we all get ready for Christmas – as though we were preparing for a 12-month … Continue reading Why I’m saying ‘Bah Humbug’ to Polly Toynbee’s ignorant anti-Christian crusade

The Dark Side of Transgender Ideology

Last week the Scottish government passed an act which will ensure that LGBTI ‘inclusive’ education will be taught in every school and in every subject.  This is something that was rejected by that same government a couple of years ago – but now apparently every politician thinks it is a good thing.  This is because, with the exception of a handful like Patrick Harvie – … Continue reading The Dark Side of Transgender Ideology

Nicola’s Lessons from Auschwitz

Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon visited Auschwitz last week.  Those of us who have been can understand when in her article in the Scotsman she described the effect.  Especially when she talks about the sheer industrial scale of Birkenau.  However she has also come under criticism from some who suggest that this was just a publicity stunt and a photo-op.   That is not fair and … Continue reading Nicola’s Lessons from Auschwitz

HateGate – The Police Respond

The Dundee Courier have this report today on the police/Scottish government Hate campaign. Note the police response from Chief Superintendent John McKenzie:  “It would be inappropriate to comment on a matter of personal correspondence.  Police Scotland welcomes correspondence and communication with members of the public.” It’s hard to believe both the inanity and the brass neck of that comment.  First of all this is not … Continue reading HateGate – The Police Respond

Cakes and Crimes – In the Market with Janet Parshall

Monday Janet and I discussed a number of topics – mostly from the latest Quantum  CreationFest, Ashers, Hate Crimes,  and more….including the origins of Country music, bluegrass and Gospel! “Hour 1: Cakes and Crimes Today we cover a variety of topics with our Dundee, Scotland pastor/blogger friend. From hate crimes to Christian bakers, we will discuss several issues of importance that challenge us to build … Continue reading Cakes and Crimes – In the Market with Janet Parshall