Losing Our Religion – The Daily Mail on the State of the Church in Scotland

The journalist John Macleod has just begun a major three part series in The Daily Mail on the current state of the Church in Scotland.  Given that this is published in Scotland’s best selling Saturday newspaper it is good to see the question being given such prominence.  Coming on top of a more local and narrow … More Losing Our Religion – The Daily Mail on the State of the Church in Scotland

The Intolerance of Secular Scotland and Christianity in Schools- Letters in The Courier

Why advantage for religions?  Sir, – David Robertson (December 12) accuses secular societies of seeking to remove religion from the public square but the group to which I belong, Secular Scotland, has no such aim. If he wishes to preach his religion in a street, we will not oppose any legal right he has to … More The Intolerance of Secular Scotland and Christianity in Schools- Letters in The Courier

The Tyranny of the Progressives – Another Step Backwards

  You may have missed it but yesterday was a significant day in the British Parliament.  It almost passed me bye, but in the providence of God I happened to be watching the UK parliament channel (as one does) and saw the seeds of the coming disaster being sown. Bigger than Brexit, more dangerous than … More The Tyranny of the Progressives – Another Step Backwards

The Re-imaging of Humanity – 3 – The Transgender Revolution

This weekend we have just had our SPA weekend (St Peters Alive)…we had a tremendous time together as a fellowship looking at the whole issue of identity.  Glynn Harrison was superb and I hope the talks will be online soon.   One of the issues covered was of course that of gender and transgender.  This … More The Re-imaging of Humanity – 3 – The Transgender Revolution

Free Church minister accuses humanists of ‘fundamental dishonesty’ over religious observance opt-out campaign

This article appeared in The National today. Rev David Robertson says the Humanist Society Scotland wants to ‘get rid of Christianity’ Free Church minister accuses humanists of ‘fundamental dishonesty’ over religious observance opt-out campaign SEPTEMBER 20TH, 2016 – 12:08 AM JANICE BURNS   A LEADING Free Church of Scotland minister has accused humanists of being “fundamentally dishonest” … More Free Church minister accuses humanists of ‘fundamental dishonesty’ over religious observance opt-out campaign

Pride, Prejudice, Free Church Ministers and Secular Intolerance

(Alistair McBay of the Secular Society – not quite grasping his theme!) Alistair McBay had the following letter in the Dundee Courier on Friday. Stamp out all prejudice Sir, – I was delighted to hear the First Minister and some of her ministers fully supporting Pride Glasgow and promising to root out anti-gay prejudice and … More Pride, Prejudice, Free Church Ministers and Secular Intolerance

We Need Reason and Revelation to Reach Truth – Scotsman Article

This article is published in The Scotsman Today David Robertson: We need reason and revelation to reach truth.  In these post-Brexit times we have a new doctrine for the chattering classes to talk about post-truth politics. The ‘post-truth’ idea should be taken with a pinch of salt, says David Robertson We’ve had the politics of … More We Need Reason and Revelation to Reach Truth – Scotsman Article

Sex, secrecy and stars in a crooked and depraved generation

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