All Things New – A New Years Message for Church and Society (the January Record Editorial)

A New Years Message for the Church and Society… 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 2019, 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 would love to … Continue reading All Things New – A New Years Message for Church and Society (the January Record Editorial)

Banned from Glasgow Churches Together Website – The True Face of Liberal Ecumenicism

At New Year if you had gone  to the Glasgow Churches together website you would have found my  Free Church New Years Message posted there. If you go there now and  click the link  you will find that it has been removed, apparently after a complaint from Kelvin Holdsworth, provost of St Mary’s Cathedral in Glasgow. He tweeted “take down the anti-gay and islamophobic material you’ve published and do … Continue reading Banned from Glasgow Churches Together Website – The True Face of Liberal Ecumenicism

New Year – Five Books for the Renewal of the Church

Happy New Year! May 2016 be a year of renewal, revival and reformation for the church throughout the world!    The following is my New Year article for Christian Today   It includes a list of my top five books for 2015. “When I look at my sins (and if I think they’re sins, then they are sins), I can see the appeal of born again Christianity. … Continue reading New Year – Five Books for the Renewal of the Church

Time for Renewal and Regeneration – Article in Scotsman – 14th January 2015

CHRISTIANITY offers hope for all, says Rev David Robertson I am a traditional Scot. For many years I have much preferred New Year’s Day to Christmas. Although as a Christian I like the idea that we can celebrate the coming of Jesus Christ into the world, I often found Christmas to be too garish, tinselly and commercialised. New Year’s Day, however, was different. It was … Continue reading Time for Renewal and Regeneration – Article in Scotsman – 14th January 2015

A New Years Wish List for the Church in Scotland

A New Years Wish List for  the Church in Scotland in 2014   “No greater mischief can happen to a Christian people, than to have God’s word taken from them, or falsified, so that they no longer have it pure and clear.  God grant we and our descendants be not witnesses of such a calamity.”  (Luther – Table Talk). As I prepare to head for … Continue reading A New Years Wish List for the Church in Scotland