LED 15 – Scottish Government Trans Madness – Jordan Peterson – The Moral Panic – Expensive Piano Lessons – Walter Magaya – Blame it on Brexit – Jesus and the Jedi in Dundee –

This weeks Light Engaging Darkness.  I apologise for there being none last week – this was due to illness…. The Scottish Government’s Trans Madness  The Scottish government has told teachers they should allow primary pupils who wish to switch gender identity in schools to do so without seeking parents’ consent. So reported The Times yesterday. … More LED 15 – Scottish Government Trans Madness – Jordan Peterson – The Moral Panic – Expensive Piano Lessons – Walter Magaya – Blame it on Brexit – Jesus and the Jedi in Dundee –

 LED 4 – Neo-Nazis and Antifa – Trump and North Korea – State Religion enforces Female Clergy – The Morality of Holidays – The Decline of the SNP and rise of Labour – Shoes, Gender Neutral Tampons, KLM and the Genderless Child – Glenn Campbell – Bill Jamieson

Light Engaging Darkness – 4 – August 16th 2017 Apologies for being a couple of days late….I was away at a wedding for the weekend… There is so much to think about this week.  Where to begin? 1) Questions from Charlottesville When even Thersea May condemns Donald Trump for his words or lack of them … More  LED 4 – Neo-Nazis and Antifa – Trump and North Korea – State Religion enforces Female Clergy – The Morality of Holidays – The Decline of the SNP and rise of Labour – Shoes, Gender Neutral Tampons, KLM and the Genderless Child – Glenn Campbell – Bill Jamieson

Discussing Immigrants on Janet Parshall

Last night I enjoyed a fascinating discussion and phone in with Janet Parshall on her ‘In the Market Show.  You can here it by clicking Here   It was fascinating discussing immigration (based on this blog – The Strange Death of Europe – Part 2 – Immigration).   And also hearing Donald Trump’s comments on Charlottesville at the … More Discussing Immigrants on Janet Parshall

Is the Benedict Option the Best Option for Today’s Church?

  There is a new ‘cool’ book in town! It’s a New York Times bestseller, endorsed by Russell Moore, Archbishop Charles J.Chaput, and, the ultimate accolade, Carl R.Trueman!   How could I resist? Especially as it is subtitled “A strategy for Christians in a post-Christian nation”. With such endorsements, and always wanting to stay up with … More Is the Benedict Option the Best Option for Today’s Church?

Donald Trump, the American Immigration Crisis and the Hummus Revolution

(Note:  An shorter edition of this article was published on Christian Today) Just when you thought the world couldn’t get any more surreal, along comes Donald Trump and his executive order on immigrants and refugees – queue mass panic, hysteria and protests in the streets.    Depending on whose fake news you read (fake news by … More Donald Trump, the American Immigration Crisis and the Hummus Revolution

The End of the World is Nigh! Donald Trump, the Doomsday Clock and John Newton

A very sombre looking Laurence Krauss and other ‘experts’ (scientists and academics) held a very solemn ceremony this week, which was solemnly reported by CNN and other mainstream news media.  The doomsday clock  was moved forward 30 seconds to two minutes before midnight.   Don’t you just love fake news and alternative facts?   The … More The End of the World is Nigh! Donald Trump, the Doomsday Clock and John Newton

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

Songs of Praise, the Island of Lewis, Donald Trump and the Religion of the BBC

It was wonderful to hear that Songs of Praise, the flagship BBC religious programme, was to come from the Island of Lewis – the home island of my wife and apparently more significantly the home island of President-Elect Donald Trumps mother.    I looked forward to hearing some Gaelic psalm singing, traditional hymns and perhaps … More Songs of Praise, the Island of Lewis, Donald Trump and the Religion of the BBC