Who Faces the Greater Threat- Sir Alan Duncan or Israel?

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?

Its Time for Nicola Sturgeon to Call A National Day of Prayer

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

The Tyranny of the Progressives – Another Step Backwards

  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

Scotland’s Poor Must not be Left Behind by Scotland’s Universities.

  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.

The Post Truth World of Educated College Kids

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

Time for Prayer…..

  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…..