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

Malcolm Farquhar – A Celebration of an Extraordinary Ordinary Christian

Yesterday we had a large funeral for our brother Malcolm Farquhar. One of the reasons the attendance was so large is because of his consistent Christians witness over many years. In his  work as a lawyer, an elder in Fintry Church of Scotland (and then a member with us in St Peters), his family and the work amongst international students. He is an example to us … Continue reading Malcolm Farquhar – A Celebration of an Extraordinary Ordinary Christian

From Dundee to Down-Under

Gavin Matthews spoke to David for Solas, about his plans. (This is an interview from the Solas website which I hope will prove helpful to those who are asking why we hope to go to Australia….(Please note this is a transcript so may not be as polished as you might like – like George Bush I could have misspoke!)…) SOLAS: Everyone has heard that you … Continue reading From Dundee to Down-Under

‘We Will Rue the Day the Wee Flea Buzzed Off – Article in the Evening Telegraph

This article appeared in The Evening Telegraph last week – you can get the original here. The reactions to it have been ‘interesting’.  More of which below…. EWAN GURR: After 30 years of ministry in Dundee, ‘the wee Flea’ will be a huge loss to the city A Pagan, a Catholic and an atheist walk into a Free Church. It sounds like the perfect opener … Continue reading ‘We Will Rue the Day the Wee Flea Buzzed Off – Article in the Evening Telegraph

Blackmail and the Gospel

Last year I received the following lovely e-mail…. On 21 November 2018 at 13:41:06, chowjjjj@netvigator.com (chowjjjj@netvigator.com) wrote: Hi, David If you’ve recently been much more careful, you would not have received this message. I really do not consider that cheating is a rare issue, but if your partner discovers regarding it, and also all your family, buddies on The facebook in conjunction with images and … Continue reading Blackmail and the Gospel

A Wide Ranging Interview

Recently I was interviewed by Ruth Clemence, Premier’s ‘Young Blogger of the Year” – an honour she well deserved!  You can read the whole interview here – https://ruthclemence.com/2019/01/17/an-interview-with-david-robertson-the-wee-flea/ Her ‘tags’ indicate the breadth of the interview! America, apologetics, apologist, atheism, atheist, author, bible, blogging, christianity, civic society, civil society, communication, contemporary culture, controversial issues, culture, david robertson, debate, donald trump, dundee, engaging with atheists, Europe, evangelism, evangelist, free church, Gospel, Jesus Christ, lgbt, magnificent obsession, politics, president trump, richard dawkins, robert murray mccheyne, same sex marriage, same sex relationships, Scotland, scottish secular society, sexuality, solas centre of public christianity, st peters church dundee, the … Continue reading A Wide Ranging Interview

Quantum 22 – 2018 – End of Year Review

This is the last Quantum for 2018.   I wanted to do a review of the year but as I looked at the most popular blog posts for this year I realised that they covered most of the main issues so I thought I would combine the two. You can listen by clicking on the link below.  (there is a fair amount of music in this … Continue reading Quantum 22 – 2018 – End of Year Review

The Providence of God and a Thankful 7-Year Anniversary

Out of the Depths, I Cry to You, O Lord Seven years ago on the 19th of December I was allowed to go home after a serious illness, which brought me to the point of death.  https://theweeflea.com/2015/01/01/the-shelter-of-the-most-high-new-year-old-hope-a-personal-testimony/ Each year on that anniversary I stop to remember and give thanks to God for his goodness to me and for the opportunity given to serve Him, be … Continue reading The Providence of God and a Thankful 7-Year Anniversary

A Bittersweet Day – The End of an Era

I suppose it was too much to hope.  In this internet age the news was never going to be kept quiet.   Last week I told my elders that after almost 27 years in St Peters I was giving six months notice and would be leaving in July 2018.  The congregation were told yesterday.  Before I got home last night there were numerous messages, not just … Continue reading A Bittersweet Day – The End of an Era