Full House – The Fairytale of Ecclesiastical Bingo, The Church of Scotland and the Million-Member Free Church.

I have taken a break for several months from commenting on the situation of the Church in Scotland in general and the Church of Scotland in particular. But the Moderator of the Church of Scotland, Rev John Chalmers, has, together with the news that the Church has voted to allow those in unbiblical relationships to … More Full House – The Fairytale of Ecclesiastical Bingo, The Church of Scotland and the Million-Member Free Church.

Why Post- Referendum Reconciliation is a bit of a Sham

I suspect that this will be the most upsetting and ‘hurtful’ piece I have written for some time – at least for some people. So I apologise in advance. It is not intentional but I cannot keep silent. I cannot be reconciled to the unbiblical and harmful notion of ‘reconciliation’ which has been almost universally … More Why Post- Referendum Reconciliation is a bit of a Sham

Vote Yes for Real Hope – Solas Article in todays Scotsman

From the Scotsman today – get a copy and pass it around! Last week’s chance to make huge changes for good in this country were rejected by the Scottish people, but another way exists, says David Robertson Last week the Scottish people were given a real chance to change things and to shake up and … More Vote Yes for Real Hope – Solas Article in todays Scotsman

The True Purpose of the Church – Some Reflections on Dr John Chalmers Sermon in Stornoway – August 2014

I have come to a rather worrying conclusion – which I will share with you at the end of this article. I want to reflect a little on two things in the past week which indicate the state of the Church in Scotland. I recently attended a conference in St Andrews at which there was … More The True Purpose of the Church – Some Reflections on Dr John Chalmers Sermon in Stornoway – August 2014

Belonging before Believing – do you need to believe in God before becoming a Church Member?

The Church of Scotland Moderator has come out with an article in Life and Work which was reported in the Daily Mail as you don’t need to believe in God before you can be a member in the Church. No – that’s not a Monty Python joke – thats a serious notion of ‘christian’ evangelism….my … More Belonging before Believing – do you need to believe in God before becoming a Church Member?

Our Society is Rooted in Christianity – Article in The Scotsman

This article was published in the Scotsman today – the sub heading they put to it is quite interesting – because I was really saying that the view that equality, diversity and tolerance are secular values IS the myth.  In reality they come from Christianity.   The abuse has already started from the militant secularists – … More Our Society is Rooted in Christianity – Article in The Scotsman

Letter in Scotsman on Ministers in Same-Sex Relationships

The Scotsman ran an editorial in support of the Church of Scotland decision to permit ministers in gay relationships.  This was hardly surprising coming from a liberal non-Christian newspaper.   They did so on the basis that the ministry should be open to every category!  They printed my obvious response today – “Dear Editor, While I … More Letter in Scotsman on Ministers in Same-Sex Relationships

A Young Womans Perspective on Lorna Hoods remarks on womens ordination.

This week, Lorna Hood, the out going moderator of the Church of Scotland, together with another former moderator David Lacy, combined with the C of S press office to launch a strong attack on those in the C of S who do not accept that women should be ordained as elders and ministers.  The press … More A Young Womans Perspective on Lorna Hoods remarks on womens ordination.