The Memorial Service of Gordon Wilson – A Witness to Different Truths

(the whole service is now on Youtube – VIDEO – Gordon Wilson’s Memorial Service) Yesterday was quite an extraordinary day for me and I think others….in so many ways.   It’s not every day you get to preach the gospel in front of the First Minister, the former First Minister and the government ministers responsible for … More The Memorial Service of Gordon Wilson – A Witness to Different Truths

Leaving the Country – Reflections on a Hysterical Britain

I’m leaving on a jet plane…don’t know when I’ll be back again’ – this is not strictly true as we hopefully will return in a couple of weeks. I hope by then the country will have returned to some degree of sanity. I am utterly astonished and somewhat depressed at the way that our media … More Leaving the Country – Reflections on a Hysterical Britain

GE17 – The Hubris, Hysteria, Hypocrisy and Hopelessness – Plus Prediction of Result

Sitting in my office at St Peters, which has now been turned into the polling station for a day,  I cannot forget this is an important day for the UK as one of the most important elections in decades takes place.    I usually make myself a hostage to fortune by offering a prediction on … More GE17 – The Hubris, Hysteria, Hypocrisy and Hopelessness – Plus Prediction of Result

Who Can I Vote For – Part 2 – The Personalities.

 “Terror is nothing other than justice, prompt, stern and inflexible; it is not so much a particular principle as a consequence of the general principle of democracy applied to the most urgent needs of our country … The government of the Revolution is the despotism of liberty against the tyrants. Maximilien Robespierre” (from “A Place … More Who Can I Vote For – Part 2 – The Personalities.

Who Can I Vote For? – The Agony of Democracy in 21st Century Britain.

  I’m sitting here with my postal vote – still undecided about who to vote for. In fact much to my surprise I find myself agreeing with ‘Brenda’ whose horror at yet another election campaign resonated with so many. Like many I laughed and thought ‘we understand, but don’t be silly but that’s the price … More Who Can I Vote For? – The Agony of Democracy in 21st Century Britain.

The Return of the Tories? – A Guide to the UK Election in Scotland

Do you feel like Brenda? I think a lot of us are getting fed up of politics – even those political geeks like me who are fascinated by it. Referenda, local elections, national elections – it does seem never-ending.  But for me the biggest problems is the dumbed down tribalism, the twitterisation of politics.   … More The Return of the Tories? – A Guide to the UK Election in Scotland

Why We Need A Return To Rational Thinking – Solas Magazine Spring 2017

I have just been reading the latest Solas magazine – it is OUTSTANDING!  Every article is a gem.  I’m so proud of what Scott and his team have done…fascinating articles on Malta; Refugee camps; Being the Truth; The Joy of Creation; Respect (this from a wonderful 18 year old Spanish girl); The Speakers Character (from … More Why We Need A Return To Rational Thinking – Solas Magazine Spring 2017