(note: I am more than happy for people who disagree with this article to comment below – however I need to stress that I will not publish comments which are full of vitriolic abuse and foul language – whether you agree or not. I am sorry to record that I have received a number of … More A Cry in the Dark? Dear Meryl…
The following article appeared in The Sunday Herald yesterday. Actually, as is typical of the Herald there was another article which was very pro-abortion and then these two opinion pieces. It was good to be able to have a few words in defence of the unborn. Right now the Scottish football world is rightfully in a … More Abortion – Should the Law be Changed in Scotland?
There was one item of news over this weekend that really struck a chord with me. It was revealed that first Minister Nicola Sturgeon had suffered a miscarriage just before the last Scottish election in 2011. It was an admirable and brave statement. It was brave because Nicola Sturgeon, as the leader of the SNP … More Sturgeon’s Sorrow
I am currently on holiday and taking a break from writing. I am due to preach at St Andrews Anglican Church in Roseville Sydney – where John Dickson is the senior minister. Usually when I come to the end of a holiday I start thinking about the situation at home, in church and country. … More Prophets, Prostitutes and Politicians
Today Elie Wiesel died. A man who was for me, as for many others a phenomenal inspiration. BBC Report of Elie Wiesel This chapter from The Dawkins Letters explains why the great questions raised by Wiesel and the horror of the Holocaust ultimately point to only one solution – Christ. Letter 8 – The Myth of … More Defeating the Darkness – In Memory of Elie Wiesel
Christians should not vote for the ‘regressive’ Scottish Green Party unless they amend their controversial proposals to legalise abortion on demand in Scotland, the Moderator of the General Assembly of the Free Church of Scotland has said. Earlier this week the Greens launched their manifesto for the Holyrood election, which stated that they “will … More Christians Should not Vote for Regressive Greens – Free Church Press Release
It was my joy and privilege to spend last Saturday afternoon at St Ninians Roman Catholic Centre, speaking a conference organised by the Society for the Protection of the Unborn Child. I say this with shame but it is sad that the pro-life cause is so often identified almost solely with Roman Catholics. I honour … More Building a Pro-Life Scotland
Today this article appears in the Sunday Herald under the following headline. ‘Abortion, transgender rights, same sex marriage, if you don’t accept them then you’re a right wing scumbag…I’m used to that…’ Exclusive by Vicky Allan, Senior features writer / 00:07 Sunday 10 January 2016 / News MANY people, acknowledges Reverend David Robertson, moderator of the Free … More Abortion, “Don’t Stop a Beating Heart” Article in The Sunday Herald
Continuing my correspondence in the Courier re the Secularists witchhunt against an SNP candidate who professes Christian moral views. The following letter was printed on the 14th – it is followed by my reply on the 15th… Pick candidate who fits views Sir, – Once again Rev David Robertson (December 9) repeats his immoderate views on secularist … More Is the SNP an Open Party?
This is an edited version of my appearance on the Kaye Adams Show – edited so that you don’t have to listen to the whole three hours…this gives the relevant parts of the debate on the show. My report on it is below. https://theweeflea.wordpress.com/2015/11/11/abortion-debate-on-bbc-radio-scotland/