First Full Recorded Services from St Peters – Easter Sunday – Sinclair Ferguson on John 20 and Luke 23

Last Sunday was a great Easter Sunday in St Petes – and for the first time we recorded the whole service.   This is an experiment so please do let us know what you think – e-mail me at theweeflea@gmail.com      If enough people appreciate and make use of it we will continue. I most … More First Full Recorded Services from St Peters – Easter Sunday – Sinclair Ferguson on John 20 and Luke 23

The Prayer of the Weak and the Joy of Singing Psalms

Imagine that God had given us a hymn book? – one with his words.  One that revealed his character.  One that expresses our emotions and hearts in words that the Holy Spirit inspires.  One that speaks of and to Christ.  One that is traditional, modern, post-modern and contemporary. One that is praise, lament, confession, rejoicing, … More The Prayer of the Weak and the Joy of Singing Psalms

The Rise of Scotland’s Radical Preachers – The Daily Mail

It is unusual for a mainstream secular newspaper to run a major series on the state of the Church in Scotland – but the Daily Mail has done just that.  The journalist John Macleod has written a perceptive and insightful analysis – part three of which was published on Saturday.  I attach the article below, … More The Rise of Scotland’s Radical Preachers – The Daily Mail

Does God Call Me to Belong to a Local Church where the Word of God is not being Taught?

“Does God call me to belong to a local church where the Word of God is not being taught?” That was one of the questions I have often been asked. I hope to have an occasional series looking at these kind of questions. To some the answer  to this particular question is so obvious that … More Does God Call Me to Belong to a Local Church where the Word of God is not being Taught?

The Wit and Wisdom of Michel Roux – An Afternoon in Gleneagles

(Gleneagles Hotel) It was a fascinating afternoon –  an interview  at Gleneagles Hotel between Michelle Roux’s senior and Andrew Fairlie,  two of the top chefs in the world.   When I bought the tickets it was originally for Annabel, as I did not think it would be my cup of tea –  but it turned out … More The Wit and Wisdom of Michel Roux – An Afternoon in Gleneagles

The Dangerous Democratic Deficit – Scotsman Article – June 9th 2016

Last month I had the privilege of being a guest of the directors of the Tate at a dinner in London marking the opening of a new exhibition entitled “Painting with Light – Art and Photography from the Pre-Raphaelites to the Modern Age.” I was invited as Moderator of the Free Church because we have … More The Dangerous Democratic Deficit – Scotsman Article – June 9th 2016