Dear President Macron , Thanks to your letter to me and other citizens of Europe. I appreciate you taking the time to write (I assume of course that you are still writing to me even although I will not be a citizen of the EU soon – I will still be a citizen of Europe – You would not be one of those who confuse … Continue reading A Letter to President Macron
Dear Dr John, I received your e-mail a few weeks ago. Forgive me for taking so long to reply but apart from the usual excuses of busyness and holidays your letter made quite an impact upon me. I was not angered by it –indeed the overwhelming emotion I felt about your letter –and I have been thinking about it a lot -was sadness. How is … Continue reading Dear Dr John – A Response to a Canadian Atheist
The BBC have produced and broadcast a video which stuns me! It’s fair, balanced and interesting. In September last year I went through to Glasgow to record a programme, Shake On It for the new BBC Scotland station. I wrote about the experience here – ‘Shake On It’ – An Interesting Day Recording for the BBC Yesterday the BBC broadcast the show. You will … Continue reading Shake On It – A Surprising BBC Programme on Trans and Identity.
Tom Watson, the normally sensible sounding deputy leader of the Labour party, has come out with a call for YouTube to follow Instagram and Facebook in banning Tommy Robinson, the political activist and former founder of the English Defence League. Watson thinks that Robinson should be banned or else governments should set up ” a powerful and independent regulator of the unaccountable, irresponsible social media … Continue reading Tom Watson or Tommy Robinson – Who is the Greater Threat?
Last Sunday morning we had communion and as we usually do we continued to look at the Psalms – this time it was Psalm 89 – a psalm that is not usually listed as a favourite and yet we found it be especially helpful – God’s Word to us today. This service was in the context of the death of our brother Malcolm Farquhar … Continue reading Psalm 89; – Walking in the Light of God 1 Kings 8 – The Wise Kings Greatest Achievement; Crown Him With Many Crowns
Film – Operation Finale – 7/10 If you have Netflix then don’t miss this film. The story of the capture of Adolf Eichmann is fascinating enough and this film certainly captures that – but it also raises some great questions and teaches some important lessons. Why do people hate the Jews so much? “The history of the Jewish people is steeped in suffering and persecution” … Continue reading Saturday Review 7 – Operation Finale; Owen Vol 9; From Our Own Correspondent; The White Album; Masterchef; Cafe Scilia
This week we cover a range of subjects and questions: The United Methodists defend biblical teaching – thanks to our African brothers and sisters. India and Pakistan fight over Kashmir and terrorism; The Politicians prepare to ditch Brexit Why should take back Samima Begum but will struggle to do so. Listen to the whole cast on the link underneath. We also look at: The … Continue reading Quantum 31 – United Methodists; India and Pakistan; Brexit; The ISIS bride; Justin Smollett; George Pell; Gender; Abortion; The Monkees; Sir James MacMillan
This article was published in the Australian Spectator – you can get the original here and add your own comments if you wish! Princess PC versus the colonisation of the curriculum Were you aware that the curriculum of our universities has been colonized? Apparently this is a serious problem and we need to decolonise as quickly as possible – according to a report commissioned by the … Continue reading Princess PC versus the colonisation of the curriculum
Gavin Matthews spoke to David for Solas, about his plans. (This is an interview from the Solas website which I hope will prove helpful to those who are asking why we hope to go to Australia….(Please note this is a transcript so may not be as polished as you might like – like George Bush I could have misspoke!)…) SOLAS: Everyone has heard that you … Continue reading From Dundee to Down-Under
After the ‘odious’ interview on Talk Radio – it was great to get back to doing Bible questions on Premier. How old will we look in heaven? Are the footnotes accurate in the Bible? Which version of the Bible is the best? Did Solomon sacrifice his kids and did he go to Heaven or Hell? Why does the bible say that parenting is the most … Continue reading Bible Questions – Heaven, the Bible and Worship and much more….