This is part two of John Macleod’s articles in the Daily Mail on the state of the Church in Scotland today. You can read the first one here – Losing Our Religion – The Daily Mail on the State of the Church in Scotland Again there is plenty for us to reflect on in the … More Losing our Religion – Signs of the Times Part 2 of John Macleods series in The Daily Mail.
The journalist John Macleod has just begun a major three part series in The Daily Mail on the current state of the Church in Scotland. Given that this is published in Scotland’s best selling Saturday newspaper it is good to see the question being given such prominence. Coming on top of a more local and narrow … More Losing Our Religion – The Daily Mail on the State of the Church in Scotland
This weeks sermon was preached in St Peters last Sunday evening. It was special for many reasons – firstly it was the Word of God being preached clearly, faithfully and passionately. Secondly it was an opportunity for people in the congregation who do not yet know him, to get to meet and hear our new … More The Great Kings Wisdom – Sunday Sermon – 5th March – Andrew Robertson
My phone has hardly stopped ringing over the past couple of days, with journalists from different news organisations desperate for information and ‘an informed opinion’ about the recent tragic death of Iain D Campbell. It still disappoints me that in a world where people are being killed, this is considered so newsworthy that … More Tragedy in Lewis – A Pastoral Response
This Sundays sermon – again from Sinclair Ferguson as I was away in Northern Ireland last Sunday – Communicating the Good News in Northern Ireland This is a wonderful sermon on worship and Christ as our praise leader…enjoy….
Sunday is the Lord’s Day – its a day to get away from social media and the internet and I for one try to stay away! I like to focus on the word and Christ – and the internet can be a real distraction so I try to stay away. However there is one exception – … More Gospel Prescriptions – Sermon by Sinclair Ferguson – Philippians 4:2-9
This article has just been published in the Australian Presbyterian. Out of the Ashes – The Fall and Rise of the Church in Scotland I suppose that for many Australian Presbyterians Scotland, or at least the Presbyterian Church in Scotland is considered to be the motherland! If that is true, then the cry that … More Out of the Ashes – The Fall and Rise of the Church in Scotland – Article in Australian Presbyterian
When I wrote a review of Sinclair Ferguson’s The Whole Christ I said it was the best theological book from the past 400 years that I had read. That was not hyperbole. I really meant it. Well his latest book is as good if not better – its one of the best and most practical … More Devoted to God – A Review
There is an awful lot of hate around. Even though who talk about ‘hope not hate’ spend a lot of time stirring up hate against particular groups. The truth is that hatred of ‘the other’ seems to be endemic in human nature. To experience hatred and dislike because of personal characteristics and faults is … More The Fallacy of the Fascist Revival – Hope Not Hate
This Article about Dundee was in the Scotsman on Friday. Scotland is one of the most beautiful countries in the world but sometimes we Scots can do ourselves down by being a wee bit parochial. I had some American friends who flew into Edinburgh airport, on their way to stay with me in Dundee. To their amazement … More The sun is shining full tilt on ambitious Dundee