A couple of weeks ago we had our ‘Decades in Dundee’ event…Over the next few weeks I will post up the interviews we had during that. We begin with the wonderful Jim Spence – BBC sports reporter – to me the essence of Dundee. He has some fascinating insights…. Enjoy… From Dundee to Down-Under Continue reading Decades in Dundee – Part 1 – Jim Spence Talks about Football, Dundee and Faith
This is my final interview with Solas – it was good to chat with Andy Bannister about A.S.K and Australia…. Continue reading In Conversation with Andy Bannister – A.S.K and Australia
Welcome to this weeks Quantum of Hope – Was the election of Scott Morrison a ‘miracle’? Should Boris Johnson be taken to court for the EU referendum? Is the Indian election good for Christians? What is happening with Israeli politics.? A Canadian Feminist brings some sense to the trans debate in Scotland. A Church of England vicar, John Parker, takes a costly stance against the … Continue reading Quantum of Hope 44 – Australian ‘miracle’; EU Election; Naomi Wolf; Trans and Feminism; Todd Coontz; Virtual Church; The Oldest Bible Ms; Chick-Fil-A
It’s a basic truth that our society is founded on Christianity and Christian principles. This includes the whole notion of freedom. If you are a regular watcher of news (or reader of this blog) you will note that in the name of freedom, our civic elites, are seeking to remove the foundation. If the root is removed what makes them think that the fruit will … Continue reading What can we say to people who think Christianity is against freedom?
Several people contacted me about the BBC programme ‘Shake on It” – Shake On It – A Surprising BBC Programme on Trans and Identity. The trouble is that if you are not in the UK you can’t view it. I understand that at some point it will be on YouTube but until then you can get it by clicking the link below. Again to give credit … Continue reading Shake on It -Engaging with Transgender People
On a day when I am depressed at the state of our nation, the state of the Church and a whole lot of personal stuff, I was reminded of the important things when someone linked to this – that we communicate the Good News to a society which is fast sinking into a confused dark morass. Shine the Light! This is a talk given at … Continue reading How Do We Share the Gospel In Europe Today?
Andy Bannister and I both spoke at CreationFest in Cornwall last summer. During this we did an interview for GodTV and so was fulfilled a long held ‘ambition’ for me. We were on GodTV….! Click the link below and enjoy! https://www.god.tv/video/uk-regional-update-2-andy-bannister-and-david-robertson/zype An Encouraging Tale- The Herald and Christianity in the Public (George) Square! The God TV Enigma – The Real Problem with God TV is … Continue reading Solas on GodTV!
This is the latest short answers from Solas: I also wrote about this here: The Shelter of the Most High – New Year, Old Hope – a Personal Testimony Continue reading Where is God When It Hurts?
This is a short answer I recorded for FOCL…its a really important question…in this answer we think about Christian music, culture, films, awards, have I got the wrong answer? Persuasive Music Continue reading The Christian Ghetto Mentality
This is a conversation I had with Alastair McIntosh, a Quaker activist, broadcaster and writer. He is the author of a superb book – Poachers Pilgrimage. We discussed many things in front of a good audience in St Peters. It may not sound the most riveting of evenings – over an hour discussing theology, history, the Highlands,church etc – but the most common reaction afterwards from those … Continue reading In Conversation – with Alastair McIntosh