Is Christianity Regressive? This is my latest post in the Christian Today series on Apologetics So we have been talking about Jesus, the beginnings of the Church and its history, but what about today? Church was fine in the 19th Century and, in a kind of English country village way, in the 20th. But apart from … More Is Christianity Regressive? – Apologetics 101 -no.14
This is my latest article on the Premier Blog….You can view the original by clicking Here By: David Robertson | Apr 2016 As musical icon Prince joins a growing list of well-known people who have died in 2016, David Robertson asks whether our secular culture is ready to face its own mortality This week I … More Celebrity deaths: 3 lessons our culture must learn in 2016
No sooner do I begin my new series of the state of the Church in Scotland than the Scottish Social Attitudes survey is published, resulting in headlines along the lines of ‘Atheists now the majority in Scotland’. I was going to move on to the Catholic Church this week but that will have to wait … More The Two Faces of the Church of Scotland
This was published in Christian Today under the title – What to say when someone asks for proof of God’s existence Already it has had an incredible reaction, especially from atheists who have written in, proving my point. I hope this is helpful to you if you are a Christian and are faced with the … More Apologetics 101 – Pride and Prejudice – The Demand for Evidence For God
Atheism prays on fear and prejudice – a look at the impact and challenge of the new atheism in the USA – my article published on Desiring God Website today. If God died in the 1960’s, then someone forgot to tell the English publishing industry. Books about God have been surprising bestsellers for the past decade. Richard … More Atheism Preys on Fear And Prejudice
Janet Parshall – In the Market – October 26th This month’s ‘In the Market’ was a fascinating show – the subject of atheist clergymen seemed to have touched a nerve amongst many of the listeners. It is amazing to hear about The Clergy Project which is basically there to encourage atheist preachers! The show was sparked … More Janet Parshall – In the Market – October 26th – Atheists in the Church
http://www.solas-cpc.org/wp/2015/07/quantum-of-solas-36/ Gordon MacDonald and Al Smith discuss David Cameron, British Values, Islam, Tim Farron, Education, the Media, Food banks and Christian managers.
http://www.premierchristianity.com/Blog/Bake-me-a-Cake-and-Mark-it-with-B-for-Bigot The text of this article on Premier is below….click the link above for the full article. The ‘gay cake’ ruling against Ashers Bakery is another example of double standards being imposed, say Free Church of Scotland moderator David Robertson. Last night I happened to be at a really posh dinner, sitting beside a Lady … More Bake me a Cake and Mark it with B for Bigot
I was asked by Premier Christianity to respond to an article by the footballer turned philosopher, Joey Barton, in The Independent on why he would ‘privatise’ religion. You can read my article here – http://www.premierchristianity.com/Blog/Dear-Joey-please-don-t-give-up-your-day-job the words are below… Dear Joey, please don’t give up your day job Feb 2015 If he were Prime Minister … More If Joey Barton were Prime Minister?
Monday 18th January to Tuesday 19th There is a considerable rivalry between Sydney and Melbourne (think Glasgow and Edinburgh!). So having been to the former it was time for us to head to the State of Victoria and investigate the delights of its capital. Melbourne is a city of some 3.5 million people and continually … More Cricket, Coffee and Culture in Melbourne – Australian Days 5