The Darkest Hour – A Film that Changed my Mind

I went to see The Darkest Hour on a grey January Dundee afternoon and it had a profound impact. In fact it did the impossible – got me to change my mind about a couple of things on which I had had very strong opinions!   But first the film itself. The star of course is Gary Oldman as Churchill   it is impossible to describe … Continue reading The Darkest Hour – A Film that Changed my Mind

Selma and Spiritual Apartheid – Should we have Black/Scottish/Chinese/White Churches?

I loved Selma – the film about Martin Luther King’s epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama. I don’t understand how David Oyelowo did not get the Oscar he so richly deserved. His portrayal of King was an act of genius. The film itself has been well reviewed elsewhere – not least by Martin Saunders on Christian Today – but I found it so moving … Continue reading Selma and Spiritual Apartheid – Should we have Black/Scottish/Chinese/White Churches?

Biblical Christians are Winning the War – Here’s Why – A Response to Martin Saunders

The wounds of a friend are faithful. I regard Martin Saunders as a ‘friend’ and therefore his article on Christian Today as faithful. http://www.christiantoday.com/article/conservative.christians.are.losing.the.argument.heres.why/42742.htm It wounded. And then some. According to Martin my article on Steve Chalke’s latest attack on Evangelical Christianity was rude, discourteous, ungracious, unloving and not nice. Ouch! I accept of course that that sometimes happens at the more ‘conservative’ end. And … Continue reading Biblical Christians are Winning the War – Here’s Why – A Response to Martin Saunders

The Battle Rages – Article and Letter in The Herald, article on CT and in P and J

The Herald today carries the following piece and also a letter by yours truly. It is important that we get the message out that this is not about American style creation/culture wars but more about the attempt by atheists to use secularism and the bogeyman of creationism to achieve their goal of getting Christianity out of the education system. The Press and Journal also have … Continue reading The Battle Rages – Article and Letter in The Herald, article on CT and in P and J