(note: I am more than happy for people who disagree with this article to comment below – however I need to stress that I will not publish comments which are full of vitriolic abuse and foul language – whether you agree or not. I am sorry to record that I have received a number of … More A Cry in the Dark? Dear Meryl…
Last week I predicted that Israel would be a major issue in 2017 – it was not exactly the gift of foresight, its 100 years since the Balfour Declaration and the existence of this one small state has been a major issue ever since the Second World War. But nonetheless I was surprised to … More Who Faces the Greater Threat- Sir Alan Duncan or Israel?
This is the latest in my series on Revelation for Today on The Christian Today website Revelation 9 is a difficult passage especially for those who want a ‘soft’ Bible rather than a real one! This was not easy to write – but it does seem especially appropriate for today…. Muhammed Ali, Prince, Harper Lee, … More Revelation 9: Are We Heading Into the Abyss?
Thanks to all who responded to the last post of 2016 I will try to heed your advice and requests. After a few days break its time to begin again by looking forward to 2017..I am neither a prophet nor the son of a prophet, but as an observer of culture and society I … More Ten ‘Prophecies’ for Society/Culture in 2017
This was published in the Scotsman today – you can read the original Here The Headline was somewhat bizarrely – “When Jesus Christ was conscripted for the War Effort” – which was not what I was saying….Here is the complete text of what I originally wrote… It’s Time for Nicola Sturgeon to Call a National Day … More Its Time for Nicola Sturgeon to Call A National Day of Prayer
You may have missed it but yesterday was a significant day in the British Parliament. It almost passed me bye, but in the providence of God I happened to be watching the UK parliament channel (as one does) and saw the seeds of the coming disaster being sown. Bigger than Brexit, more dangerous than … More The Tyranny of the Progressives – Another Step Backwards
The following letter appeared as the lead letter in todays Courier under this headline – “Scotland’s Poor Must not be Left Behind”. It was in response to this article about Sir Pete Downes earlier – Principal warns of Brexit Brain Drain and also This Sir, – I have great sympathy with Professor Sir Pete Downes, principal of … More Scotland’s Poor Must not be Left Behind by Scotland’s Universities.
There is one aspect of the American elections that completely fascinates me. It is the view that has been widely put around in virtually all of our media that the people who voted for Donald Trump were “non college educated”. Largely it is the uneducated white working class who for various reasons, including racism and … More The Post Truth World of Educated College Kids
Quantum does a post election special on President Trump. As usual, it’s available on iTunes, Podbean and the Solas website here: http://www.solas-cpc.org/wp/quantum-of-solas/quantum-87/ | TOPICS | * President Trump. * College Educated – Indoctrination, Infantilisation and Intolerance. * Scotland’s mature reaction. * National Day of Prayer for Scotland on 30th November | … More Quantum 87
Free Church National Day of Prayer – Nov 30th 2016 As I post this I am watching news of a most extraordinary event – the election of Donald Trump as President of the USA. Whatever this will lead to, the only appropriate Christian response is prayer. The Free Church has called a national day … More Time for Prayer…..