The Illiberalism and Irrationality of Western Liberals – As Evidenced by the Sydney Morning Herald

The Sydney Morning Herald is a frustrating and revealing newspaper….it’s frustrating because it offers so much that is good but in the end comes across as a dumbed-down progressivism for those who think they are liberal.  It’s revealing because it shows how weak the intellectual and rational arguments are made by those who consider themselves to be the intellectual elites.  It’s almost as though they … Continue reading The Illiberalism and Irrationality of Western Liberals – As Evidenced by the Sydney Morning Herald

The Church and Abortion in New South Wales

The Church and Abortion in New South Wales  They had held out for a while. But the march of Regress is seemingly unstoppable in the Western World. All Australian States had decriminalized and ‘liberalised’ abortion, except for New South Wales. The Sydney Morning Herald was ashamed, and used the fact that NSW was different, to demand uniformity. (Have you ever noticed how those who shout … Continue reading The Church and Abortion in New South Wales

My Last Record

This month marks the last Record I am editor of….It is the Assembly edition so the Moderator’s address replaces the normal editorial – so here is the last intro…which explains what is happening.  Congratulations to John Macdonald, the new editor-designate on taking over. I will very much miss my role as editor – although at times it has been a pain!  May the Lord enrich … Continue reading My Last Record

Pride – EN August

August’s Evangelicals Now article. Pride This year is the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots in New York – an event which was the catalyst for the modern LGBT movement. ‘Pride’ marches, days, weeks and months have become ubiquitous throughout the Western world – especially in the English speaking countries. The politicians and the corporations are falling over themselves in the rush to identify with ‘Pride”. … Continue reading Pride – EN August

Onward Christian Soldier – The Scottish Daily Mail

“O that God would gie us, the gift to see ourselves as others see us”  (Burns). “And those things when we hear, let us also make open show of our defects, but of our excellencies let us say nothing.  Or if the opportunity force it upon us, let us speak of them with reserve and impute the whole to God’s grace.”  (Chrysostom) The above words … Continue reading Onward Christian Soldier – The Scottish Daily Mail

Renewing Youth – EN July

This months EN Article. Renewing Youth I was 16 years old. A new convert. Enthused and encouraged in my new found faith. I loved reading the Bible, until one day I was given a book with a title along the lines of ‘101 problems in the Bible – resolved’.   I actually didn’t have any problems with the Bible – but after I read the book … Continue reading Renewing Youth – EN July

Vicar ‘under Investigation’ for Quoting The Wee Flea!

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!

The BBC and Christianity – Article in June EN

I have written about the BBC and Christianity before on this blog – but this is a new shorter article published in this month’s Evangelicals Now.  The BBC and Christianity. The BBC has been blamed for facilitating Brexit because it was biased against Remainers in that it gave equal time to the ‘lies and propaganda’ of the Leave campaign.   The BBC has been blamed for … Continue reading The BBC and Christianity – Article in June EN

Dundee Children Taking Puberty Blockers – Article in The Tully

The following article appeared in The Evening Telegraph.  I am beginning to wonder if the tide is turning a bit.  The journalist was very fair in her reporting.   Note the astonishing remark from Gregor Murray, the former SNP Education convenor for Dundee, who lost his job – changing gender and putting chemicals into your body is just like a cream for acne!  Crazy and dangerous. … Continue reading Dundee Children Taking Puberty Blockers – Article in The Tully

Transported to Australia – Article in Evangelicals Now

I have begun a new column writing for Evangelicals Now – they asked me to explain why I was going to Australia for my first one.  It has just been published in the April edition – full text below… Transported to Australia   Whilst undergoing some research into my predecessor in St Peters Dundee, Robert Murray McCheyne, I came across a report about a ship that … Continue reading Transported to Australia – Article in Evangelicals Now