Predictions and trajectories: What will the Church in Scotland look like in 30 years?

This article first appeared in Christian Today earlier this week. The fourth Scottish Church Census is a thorough piece of work, as you would expect from the excellent Peter Brierley organisation. Supported by all Scotland’s major Churches, it gives an accurate big picture of what many of us feared was the case in Church in Scotland today. … More Predictions and trajectories: What will the Church in Scotland look like in 30 years?

The Lucky Number that gets you to Heaven – Revelation 15

  David Robertson continues his  Revelation series (This article was published in Christian Today on 2nd April – you can read the original Here) Do you, should you, have a lucky number? If Christians played the lottery I wonder what number we would use the most? Seven is apparently the one that is chosen by humans throughout … More The Lucky Number that gets you to Heaven – Revelation 15

Christian Camps and Child Abuse – Is Evangelical Theology to Blame?

John Smyth, who now lives in South Africa and campaigns on morality, is at the centre of the allegations.Channel 4 News The media, liberal ‘Christians’ like Giles Fraser and the Bishop of Buckingham, atheistic secularists, and other enemies of the Gospel can hardly contain their glee.   The ink had barely dried on  the accusations against … More Christian Camps and Child Abuse – Is Evangelical Theology to Blame?

Why Our Witness Must Be Credible – Revelation 11

  This weeks Christian Today article What an interesting week it has been in politics! The lead-up to Donald Trump’s inauguration was dominated by an astonishing discussion about a document that contains speculation about his personal life a few years ago. The whole of that document seems to rest on the credibility or otherwise of a … More Why Our Witness Must Be Credible – Revelation 11

What Should the Church be doing in 2017? Jesus’s Plan is…..

  Things did not look good for the church at the beginning of the 2nd Century. John was in exile on the waterless island of Patmos. All the other apostles were dead. Jesus hadn’t returned. The Roman Emperor had decided to make Christians the scapegoat for every ill. False teachers, heresies and compromisers plagued the churches. … More What Should the Church be doing in 2017? Jesus’s Plan is…..

The Silence of Heaven: Does God Still Speak Today – Revelation ch.8

This weeks column in Christian Today   Doubtless over the Christmas period there will come a time when you will long for the sound of silence! Silence can be really beneficial. Silence can also be devastating. This Christmas there will be those who are devastated because they hear nothing from those they love. But silence in … More The Silence of Heaven: Does God Still Speak Today – Revelation ch.8