Religion in Scots Law and Education

  It’s an old truism, that he who pays the piper calls the tune. Therefore it is no surprise that a £40,000 report, Religion in Scots Law, paid for by the Scottish Humanists and ‘researched’ by their own supporters should come up with the pre-determined ‘results’ that they were looking for. However apart from a brief mention of a couple of press releases the response … Continue reading Religion in Scots Law and Education

Children, The Family and the Church

  This article appears in the current edition of Scottish Christian Broadcast magazine. It was an interesting ‘quinquennial’ visit from the Presbytery (for those not familiar with Presbyterian church procedure, quinquennials are five yearly visits from the local presbytery to see how the local church is getting on). Why don’t you have family services? Because we don’t have any children! Maybe you don’t have any … Continue reading Children, The Family and the Church

Beware the Trojan Horse of Secularism – Solas Article in The Scotsman

Secularist attacks on faith are on the rise, says David Robertson The term Trojan Horse has suddenly become very popular in the media and the Twittersphere. This is because of the Birmingham schools debacle where extremist Islamists were deemed to have attempted to take control of state schools from within. Sadly the emotive use of the term, combined with the meaningless soundbite of British values, … Continue reading Beware the Trojan Horse of Secularism – Solas Article in The Scotsman

Humanist Propaganda Dressed up as Research – Report in The Times

I was interviewed by The Times about the Humanists societies latest attack on the Church….here is the report. A Scottish university study set up to investigate the “privileged status” of religion in Scottish law has been labelled “propaganda dressed up as research” by church leaders. The project is being carried out by the University of Glasgow and is funded with a £40,000 donation from the … Continue reading Humanist Propaganda Dressed up as Research – Report in The Times