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

What Have the Christians Ever Done for Us? Apologetics 101 No.13

This is no.13 in the apologetics series for Christian Today – you can get the original Here If the Church is supposed to be the ultimate apologetic for Christ (“all men will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another”), it seems as though the case for Christ is very weak! … More What Have the Christians Ever Done for Us? Apologetics 101 No.13

Children, The Family and the Church

  This article appears in the current edition of Scottish Christian Broadcast magazine. It was an interesting ‘quinquennial’ visit from the Presbytery (for those not familiar with Presbyterian church procedure, quinquennials are five yearly visits from the local presbytery to see how the local church is getting on). Why don’t you have family services? Because … More Children, The Family and the Church

Undiluted Calvinism, Christian Education and Local Government – Todays letters and reports in the Press!

It’s been a busy day in the media for yours truly! Letters: A watered-down Christianity is not what this country needs The Herald 19 Feb 2016 KENNY MacAskill in his very interesting and stimulating article (“I might not ‘do religion’ but I praise the work of our faiths”, The Herald, February 16) speaks of the … More Undiluted Calvinism, Christian Education and Local Government – Todays letters and reports in the Press!

Battle for the Mind – The Importance of the Church’s Involvement in Education

This is my article in the third edition of the Solas magazine.   If you would like to support this work please subscribe – you can get the print or digital version here  We are really keen to make this magazine work on a subscription only basis….why not subscribe yourself or gift a subscription to someone … More Battle for the Mind – The Importance of the Church’s Involvement in Education