2 Timothy 3 – Sinclair Ferguson; Luke 15 – Andy Bannister – A Remembrance Hymn and Poem

Last Sunday I was at the IFES conference in Barcelona so Sinclair preached at the morning service and Andy Bannister in the evening…if you benefit from listening to this as much as I have then you will be blessed… In the evening we had an emphasis on Solas which, under the direction of Andy, is growing and developing – they had just had a very … Continue reading 2 Timothy 3 – Sinclair Ferguson; Luke 15 – Andy Bannister – A Remembrance Hymn and Poem

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

Taxpayers’ money supports industrial scale slaughter of babies in the womb – Scotsman Article

This article was published in The Scotsman yesterday – you can read the original here –  It was also good to see my fellow Solas Trustee, Gordon MacDonald have his article published in the same paper on the same day –  Killing is wrong  Taxpayers’ money supports industrial scale slaughter of babies in the womb Although Theresa May’s recent visit to Africa was more noted … Continue reading Taxpayers’ money supports industrial scale slaughter of babies in the womb – Scotsman Article

Quench – Coffee Shop Evangelism

One of the key questions Christians need to ask – as we seek to communicate the Good News of Jesus Christ – is where is the market place?  One of the things that we have found very helpful is what we call Quench – coffee shop evangelism.   Here is a talk on the subject  I gave at the Forum of Christian Leaders in Poland.   … Continue reading Quench – Coffee Shop Evangelism

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

Quantum – The Wee Flea Podcast – 01

Vicky Beeching, Steve Chalke and the danger of the proposed ban on Conversion Therapy You can listen to the latest podcast – on iTunes, Podbean or here: https://theweeflea.podbean.com/e/vicky-beeching-steve-chalke-and-conversion-therapy-the-wee-flea-podcast-01/ https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-gdfne-95a38e Download this episode (right click and save) Vicky Beeching, Steve Chalke and Conversion Therapy The Wee Flea  | Undivided – An Open Letter to Vicky Beeching The Wee Flea  | The Soft and Hard Intimidation of the Church … Continue reading Quantum – The Wee Flea Podcast – 01

LED 27 – President Trump in the UK; The Supreme Court; The World Cup and the EU; Diversity and Identity Politics; President Duterte; Thai Joy; Professor Carlos Frenk

President Trump  in the UK President Trump is in the UK this week and is receiving a mixed reception – as I wrote in this article there is a great deal of hypocrisy about this.  It’s somewhat hypocritical for those who lauded President Macron of France for welcoming President Trump for them to then turn round and complain about Prime Minister May doing so on a … Continue reading LED 27 – President Trump in the UK; The Supreme Court; The World Cup and the EU; Diversity and Identity Politics; President Duterte; Thai Joy; Professor Carlos Frenk

Somewhere Over the Rainbow – Corporate Capitalism, the World Cup and the Sign of a Society Committing Suicide

Please. Stop it.  Enough.   We get the message…over and over and over again.  We can hear you.  We know you are virtuous.   We know you are for equality and diversity.  So please, please, please, can we have some diversity in our corporate culture – and some equality?  Our corporate capitalists and public institutions seems obsessed with only one issue.   (I note the common complaint that … Continue reading Somewhere Over the Rainbow – Corporate Capitalism, the World Cup and the Sign of a Society Committing Suicide

The Solas Enlightenment – A Disappointing End to a Great Idea

Not everything you try works out.  Not every good idea works out.  Sometimes we fail.  I had an idea that a quality Christian magazine reflecting on culture, politics, the arts etc would be a winner…I was wrong. I’m pretty gutted about that.   These are my reflections on that sad fact in the last edition of the Solas magazine – published this month. The Solas Enlightenment … Continue reading The Solas Enlightenment – A Disappointing End to a Great Idea

Blogging in the Name of the Lord – Interview with the Exiled Preacher

This is an interview I took part in with The Exiled Preacher  Blogging in the Name of the Lord: David Robertson GD: Hello David Robertson, and welcome to Exiled Preacher. Please tell us a little about yourself. DR: I’m the minister of StPeter’s Free Church in Dundee, Church of Robert Murray McCheyne.    I’m married to Annabel and have three  grown up children – Andrew, Becky, and Emma … Continue reading Blogging in the Name of the Lord – Interview with the Exiled Preacher