It’s strange to be in Australia at this particular juncture. For a start it’s snowing! And then there is the small matter of the Australian elections coming up at the end of this week. But of most fascination is watching the post-Brexit fall out through Australian eyes. I have been reading the Sydney Morning … More Brexit for Australia – And Others!
The deed is done. After reading literally hundreds of articles, books, e-mails and posts about the subject – I have finally, finally decided. I was inclined to vote out, but was not ideologically committed to it and I realized it is a big decision so I decided to spend a lot of time reading, investigating, … More Why I’m Leaving …
European Referendum – The TIPPing Point. (Once you have finished reading this article – such has been the response that I have had to write this follow up – The EU Referendum – Rushed, Ill Thought Out and Extreme!) Also see this Fishing for Brexit And a recent edition especially on the democracy aspect – The Dangerous Democratic … More European referendum – The TIPPing Point
Any astute cultural observer of our ‘progressive’ culture will soon be able to see that the Bible’s description of us as ‘a crooked and depraved generation’ (Deuteronomy 32:5 cited by Paul in Philippians 2:15) is totally accurate. I offer you the following evidence from the past couple of days. Channel 4 have a ‘reality’ TV … More Sex, secrecy and stars in a crooked and depraved generation
Are the SNP principled defenders of Scottish values or Westminster Politicians? Those of us who voted for the SNP in the General Election were delighted at the result. 56 MPs in the UK Parliament being a strong voice for Scotland. They also promised to be a principled opposition, refusing to indulge in the horsetrading … More Keep Sunday Special
Visit to the Scottish Parliament- 10th Feb 2016 I was asked to speak to the Scottish Parliament sub-committee on religious freedom. Although I never stick to a text the following is the substance of what I said and a few reflections on the whole experience – which tells us a great deal about the state … More Persecution, Politicians and false Prophets
This is my article on David Bowie in Christian Today – it is slightly amended because I wanted to tidy up a couple of things. The article came as a result of a conversation with my wife, Annabel, as she gave me a lift down to the church. And then all these ideas just popped into … More David Bowie – The Hysteria, the Sorrow, the Frustration and the Hope
I write a regular column for Christian Today – which is a British based Christian news website, with a large number of American followers. Today when the British parliament is about to vote on yet another war/bombing campaign I find it interesting and depressing that the following are the top (ie. most popular) items on … More The Theology of Bombing ISIS in Syria
Welcome to this weeks Quantum of Solas 45 in which we discuss Xi Jinping | British Values | David Cameron’s ‘If you are teaching intolerance. we will shut you down’ | Gender Identity politics | Wealth fatigue | Virtue Signalling | Solas Connect & SolasMagazine.com website | Os Guinness: Fool’s Talk. Enjoy, subscribe and pass on….
What Price British Values – Article in Christian Today Dear Mr Cameron, I realise that you have a difficult job and that in the real world governing Britain is no picnic. Balancing ‘British values’ with the realpolitik of the world we live in is a truly Herculean task. That is why we in the Christian Church … More What Price British Values? – David Cameron and Xi Jingping