Who Faces the Greater Threat- Sir Alan Duncan or Israel?

Last week I predicted that Israel would be a major issue in 2017 – it was not exactly the gift of foresight, its 100 years since the Balfour Declaration and the existence of this one small state has been a major issue ever since the Second World War.   But nonetheless I was surprised to … More Who Faces the Greater Threat- Sir Alan Duncan or Israel?

What Should the Church be doing in 2017? Jesus’s Plan is…..

  Things did not look good for the church at the beginning of the 2nd Century. John was in exile on the waterless island of Patmos. All the other apostles were dead. Jesus hadn’t returned. The Roman Emperor had decided to make Christians the scapegoat for every ill. False teachers, heresies and compromisers plagued the churches. … More What Should the Church be doing in 2017? Jesus’s Plan is…..

Religious Observance in Schools – Letter in Courier – 5th Jan 2017

Article in Courier on Dec 30th…followed by my letter in response.     The Scottish Government is considering revising its guidance to head teachers, which states that opportunities for religious observance must take place at least six times a year in non-denominational schools. Gordon MacRae, chief executive of the Humanist Society Scotland, which has taken … More Religious Observance in Schools – Letter in Courier – 5th Jan 2017

Snowflake Theologians Given Trigger Warning about the Crucifixion

Monty Python was a hilarious surreal take on many aspects of life.  It was so ludicrous that most of us could laugh.  But nowadays I find that some aspects of modern life which are apparently taken seriously, are more Pythoesque than Python.  Take this headline…. Bible students are warned…you may find the crucifixion too upsetting! … More Snowflake Theologians Given Trigger Warning about the Crucifixion