by The following fascinating article from Judith Duffy appeared in this weeks, Sunday Herald. It is a generally accurate and through portrayal of what is going on in Scotland today. One of the most interesting points is that the Humanists, Secularists and the Church of Scotland are agreed. They think that the churches are failing … More Welcome to Secular Scotland – A Nation where Religion is in Retreat
This is my article from the latest edition of the Solas Magazine which you can subscribe to here (get it paper or online) – this is a vital issue for the church and for our whole culture… http://www.solasmagazine.com/ This video gives a preview – It was a wonderful statement from the former Lutheran … More The Crescent, the Cross and the Collapse of European Civilisation
I am rarely shocked but today I was. But before we get on to that lets be positive and thankful and count our blessings. I have five just now: 1) It is wonderful that the Lord has given us the gift or marriage whereby a man and a woman can enter into a joyful self-giving … More Five Blessings and the Missing Church
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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
This article appeared on the Premier Christianity Website Why the Government’s anti-extremism plans are the biggest threat to church freedom in 100 years They mean well. They really do. They want to stop British children being radicalised by Islamic extremists and prevent suicide bombers in Birmingham, Glasgow or London. They are embarrassed that there are more … More Government Extremist Threat to Christian Freedom
New Year is as good a time as any to think about new beginnings. As we reflect on the past year and look forward to 2016, whether at an individual, community or government level, many of us would love to start anew again. Renewal is a great idea. And so is re-formation. I … More All Things New – Free Church Moderators New Year Message
You can now download Quantum of Solas 51 either from iTunes or you can listen/download directly from the Solas website. In our overview of the year we look at Islam | Transgender | The rise of intolerance | Liberalism in the church. This is our last one for 2015 – see you all in the New … More Quantum 51 – Merry Christmas
In the surreal world in which we live, where a republican Marxist could be Prime Minister and Donald Trump could be president of the US, I guess that nothing should surprise me. But this one comes straight out of the Monty Python book of ironic surrealist history. The government wants to send me back to … More Welcome to the Brave New World of 1984 UK style – where religion must have a government approved stamp.
This is an article I wrote for Premier – you can get the full original here – http://www.premierchristianity.com/Blog/Can-the-Church-in-Scotland-rise-again Can the Church in Scotland rise again? By: David Robertson | Aug 2015 The dour Scot, Private Fraser in Dad’s Army, has nothing on some of those commenting on the latest figures on church life in Scotland: … More Can the Church in Scotland rise again? Article for Premier –