Tomorrow is the deadline for the ‘consultation’ on the Scottish Governments proposals on gender self-identifying. I have written the Free Church response which we will put online later . This is a video I recorded with Counterfeit Vlog Counterfeit Vlog is an interesting and well produced vlog with Nick Franks and Joshua Jones – this is how they describe themselves… Nick Franks (@FirebrandNotes) and Joshua … Continue reading Counterfeit Vlog – They’re Going After the Children – the Madness of Gender Self-Identity
This is another of the Solas conference videos currently being put up (for free!) on the Solas website. In this 2013 talk I try to explain why education is so important and why Christian education is the best way to help the poor. Since then things have only got worse for children from a disadvantaged background in Scotland. Unless the Church in Scotland gets … Continue reading Education and the Poor
How Social Media and the Press Distort the Truth – When Barack Obama made good use of the Internet and social media to get elected it was lauded. When Donald Trump did the same, it was condemned as Russian interference, post-truth, fake news. We are living in an increasingly polarized culture, facilitated by social media and the politicians and journalists who use it for … Continue reading LED 17 – How the Media Distorts the Truth; Transmania; Religious Freedom; Canadian Free Speech; Ban Beauty and the Beast; The EU and Dundee City of Culture; Euthansia; Carl Trueman
My biggest problem with this weeks Light Engaging Darkness is what to leave out….there is so much going on…..but I hope the following selection is helpful to you…. Lets begin with the biggest story of the week (at least on the BBC where five days in a row it was the headline story. 1) Harvey Weinstein The fall of the Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein is … Continue reading LED 13 – Harvey Weinstein – Juncker in a bar – Bertrand Cantat – Freedom to Steal in London – Flu and Sexual Orientation – The 50th Anniversary of the Abortion Act – Thomas the Tank Engine – The Threat to Freedom of Speech – Juan Mata
We filmed this episode of SHORT/ANSWERS a few weeks. The timing is apposite. There’s also a 60 second version of it for starting conversations on Twitter and Instagram etc. What do you think about death? 60 seconds @theweeflea 4 minute version here: https://t.co/lSdv4etzTO pic.twitter.com/CKZACyNtlX — Solas CPC (@SolasCpc) July 10, 2017 This also ties in with an interview I did for Premier Radio … Continue reading What do you think about Death? | Short Answers 21
Here is the latest Solas ‘Short’ – you can access it on Youtube, Facebook and on the Solas Short Answers This also ties in with my article on Tim Farron – Is Gay Sex a Sin? Continue reading Why are Christians such Homophobic Bigots?
I am away on a break for a few days and won’t be writing during that time. However on Wednesday Article 50, which announces the withdrawal of the UK from the EU, will be triggered. So I thought I would post this on the same day – what matters is not the political arrangements in Europe, but that the Gospel gets into Europe. Europe … Continue reading How do we Share the Gospel in European Society Today?
Here a short 3 minute video on Post-truth that we made for the Solas SHORT/ANSWERS series. Looking forward to doing more of these! There’s different versions for various social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter. You can find all the links on the Solas website here: SolasCPC.org – How do we know what truth is? | David Robertson Continue reading How do we know what truth is? | SHORT/ANSWERS
This is a short talk I gave at the European Leadership Forum in Poland. It is an attempt to give an overview of secularism, what it is and how we communicate the Gospel in a secular society. I hope this is helpful … Continue reading The Challenge of Secularism
This is from the Forum of Christian Leaders in Poland….. Engaging with Non-Christians Continue reading Why Is Secularism Becoming More Aggressive?