‘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

Support Quantum of The Wee Flea

You can support The Quantum of the Wee Flea fundraiser by clicking the link  Patron.podbean.com/theweeflea A Plea for Help I began this blog as a personal thing, enabling me to think out loud and expecting a few people to read and hopefully helping and encouraging some Christians (as well as infuriating others!) and stimulating non-Christians to think about Christianity.   It has really morphed into something else.  … Continue reading Support Quantum of The Wee Flea

A Personal Interview with Nancy Guthrie

One of the last things we did in Sydney was have lunch with a number of friends, 20 stories up in the centre of the city.  Nancy and David Guthrie were there – and Nancy took the opportunity to interview me for her podcast, Help Me Teach the Bible    She is a lovely person and a BRILLIANT interviewer.  She managed to get me to talk … Continue reading A Personal Interview with Nancy Guthrie

Covenant Blessings, Baptism and 1 Kings – Praise and Preaching from St Peters

Last Sunday we had the joy of baptising Peter and Charis Anderson – Songs: Mighty to Save; Christ is Mine Forevermore; Ps 109:1-5 and 14-17; We praise God for his Covenant; O Love that Wilt Not Let Me Go. (I made a mistake with the selection of the psalm – we left it on a rather grime note and should have sung the next verse!  … Continue reading Covenant Blessings, Baptism and 1 Kings – Praise and Preaching from St Peters

Solas, the wider work and prayer

      This is a wee video Solas made which shows some of the things we try to do…. You can find out more about Solas here   Please do support Andy Bannister as he leads the team in that work. I would personally value prayer for strength, courage and wisdom as I try to balance St Peters, Solas and the wider cultural engagement that … Continue reading Solas, the wider work and prayer