Ravi Zacharias Allegations – A Christian Response – Article on Premier Christianity

This article is published on Premier Christianity  Ravi Zacharias allegations: 3 ways Christians should respond By: David Robertson | 8th December 2017 Is Ravi Zacharias the latest Christian celebrity to fall? David Robertson looks at the accusations   He is one of the best-known Christian evangelists in the world. He speaks before kings, political and cultural leaders and large student gatherings. He is a superb communicator, a gifted … Continue reading Ravi Zacharias Allegations – A Christian Response – Article on Premier Christianity

The Saturday Review 1 – Murder on the Orient Express; BBC Vietnam War; From Reform to Renewal

The Saturday Review – 2nd December 2017  Each Saturday I hope to publish a ‘review’ page – looking at films, books and TV shows that I’ve read or seen. Anything that needs a more in depth analysis will get individual reviews. The purpose of these is to provide recommendations or as I always do, look at what these windows to our culture, tell us about … Continue reading The Saturday Review 1 – Murder on the Orient Express; BBC Vietnam War; From Reform to Renewal

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

  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

The Suffocating Church – American Style

A number of years ago I wrote an article in response to a heartfelt letter a lady who had been hurt and confused by much that she had experienced in the church.  That she was not alone was evidenced by the mail that I have since received on the same subject. One letter in particular I would like to share with you – again with … Continue reading The Suffocating Church – American Style

LED 15 – Scottish Government Trans Madness – Jordan Peterson – The Moral Panic – Expensive Piano Lessons – Walter Magaya – Blame it on Brexit – Jesus and the Jedi in Dundee –

This weeks Light Engaging Darkness.  I apologise for there being none last week – this was due to illness…. The Scottish Government’s Trans Madness  The Scottish government has told teachers they should allow primary pupils who wish to switch gender identity in schools to do so without seeking parents’ consent. So reported The Times yesterday. Just stop and read that sentence again. And think about … Continue reading LED 15 – Scottish Government Trans Madness – Jordan Peterson – The Moral Panic – Expensive Piano Lessons – Walter Magaya – Blame it on Brexit – Jesus and the Jedi in Dundee –

The Texas Christian Massacre and Atheist Hate Speech

 This article was first published on Premier Christianity under the heading  The Texas Christian Massacre and the Man who Committed It.   David Robertson says there’s a double standard in the way we judge the motives of those who commit evil.   26 people dead. 24 seriously wounded. Yet another US gun massacre. They are becoming so common that it appears we are becoming more … Continue reading The Texas Christian Massacre and Atheist Hate Speech

How Not to Be an American Missionary in Scotland

Many years ago I wrote a response to a report I read from the Southern Baptists – talking about their mission work in Scotland.  To their credit they picked up on my article and used it.  I often get asked about this article entitled ‘How Not To Be An American Missionary In Scotland” –  so I am just reproducing a slightly updated version of it … Continue reading How Not to Be an American Missionary in Scotland

LED 14 – University Special…. Felix Ngole – White Science – University of Texas Behaviour Intervention Team – Brexit – TeachFirst – Black Atheist Ontology – Pregnant Men

Light Engaging Darkness 14  University Special… What is happening to our Universities in the UK and the US is to say the least disturbing. In many cases they are ceasing to be Universities (looking at a wide range of subjects, with a wide range of views) and are in the process of becoming commercial centres of social engineering, teaching a philosophy of cultural Marxism and … Continue reading LED 14 – University Special…. Felix Ngole – White Science – University of Texas Behaviour Intervention Team – Brexit – TeachFirst – Black Atheist Ontology – Pregnant Men

Weinstein, Spacey and the hypocrisy of the current moral panic

This article was first published in Christian Today Moral Panic The Western media and politicians are now in full-scale moral panic mode. After Harvey Weinstein we have the absolutely shocking revelation that there are other people in positions of power who have abused that power. Whether it’s in the celebrity bubble of Hollywood or the political bubble of parliament – it appears that everyone now … Continue reading Weinstein, Spacey and the hypocrisy of the current moral panic