Smacking, Fracking, Fossils, Europe, Anglicans and Feedback – Assembly News and Views.

The Church of Scotland wanted to move on from dissing the Bible and rejecting its teaching about marriage to some things more important.  This week we have been finding out what these things are. Smacking – The General Assembly voted to ban corporal punishment at home. Of course they can’t, but they want to ask … More Smacking, Fracking, Fossils, Europe, Anglicans and Feedback – Assembly News and Views.

A Rubicon has been Crossed – The Church of Scotland Assembly Decision on Saturday

  As I prepare for the Free Church Assembly beginning this evening, I have been reflecting on what happened at the Church of Scotland Assembly on Saturday. This from the BBC sums it up well: The Church of Scotland has voted to allow its gay ministers to marry. The General Assembly meeting in Edinburgh voted … More A Rubicon has been Crossed – The Church of Scotland Assembly Decision on Saturday

Creflo Dollar and Scotland – The Reaction

  The reaction to my comments on Creflo Dollar  Why Creflo Dollar is not Welcome in Scotland has been astonishing. Especially from a number of Christians who are hurt/annoyed/angry/disappointed/shocked/horrified….. Rather than deal with the many responses which vary from the ‘How dare you criticise the anointed prophet of the Lord’ to the ‘I’m not sure if … More Creflo Dollar and Scotland – The Reaction

The Dangerous Betrayal of Scotland’s Christian Heritage – Article in The Daily Mail – Easter Saturday 2016

Last week I received a phone call asking me if I would be willing to write the Mail’s Easter essay!  Is the Pope a Catholic?!  It was actually a difficult task (2,000 words) and to be honest I was not sure if they would take it.  Apart from a few edits to the first paragraphs … More The Dangerous Betrayal of Scotland’s Christian Heritage – Article in The Daily Mail – Easter Saturday 2016

A Theological Conversation with Scott McKenna – FULL TRANSCRIPT

The following is a full transcript of the theological conversation between Rev Scott McKenna (Minister, Church of Scotland) and Rev David Robertson, Moderator of the Free Church of Scotland and Director of Solas Centre for Public Christianity. The conversation was chaired by the Very Rev John Chalmers, Principal Clerk to, and former Moderator of, the … More A Theological Conversation with Scott McKenna – FULL TRANSCRIPT