The Great Deception 14 -No! No! No! The Fall of Thatcher

Brexit Update: Is Brexit not getting boring?  I think we all just wish they would get on with it…But I suspect after all the huffing and puffing we do not have politicians who have either the nerve, desire or courage to actually go through with it. (unlike the politician featured in todays chapter – see below).   If we did then we would end up with … Continue reading The Great Deception 14 -No! No! No! The Fall of Thatcher

Ireland Regresses; Sunday, Bloody Sunday

There has been much rejoicing in Ireland over the result of a referendum. Large crowds gathered in Dublin city centre. A party was in full swing in Dublin Castle. Groups of cheering and clapping people were at the airport to cheer on those who had flown back especially to vote. “Taoiseach Leo Varadkar was also greeted by cheers when he arrived as was Ailbhe Smyth … Continue reading Ireland Regresses; Sunday, Bloody Sunday

Some Observations on The Church in Northern Ireland

The more I go to Northern Ireland the more I love it….and the more I am concerned and burdened for the Church there.  It has not collapsed like the church in most of the UK, nor as the Catholic church has in Southern Ireland.  But the pressures of secularisation and the forces of materialism, doctrinal and spiritual weakness are threatening to overwhelm. I had the … Continue reading Some Observations on The Church in Northern Ireland

Portrush, Romans 5, Ephesians 3 – The Advance of the Gospel and the Church

I am currently in Portrush Northern Ireland to speak at a unique occasion – eight churches have got together and are cancelling their individual services and all meeting together this morning in the University of Coleraine.  It’s encouraging that they are willing to do this (Presbyterians taking risks is unusual!) although it’s kind of a shame that its just the Presbyterians!   The weather is atrocious … Continue reading Portrush, Romans 5, Ephesians 3 – The Advance of the Gospel and the Church

Schools are not for Evangelism

This appeared on the Premier Christianity website – you can read the original Here Schools are not for evangelism – why I’m siding with the parents this time By: David Robertson | 1st October 2016 An evangelistic schools ministry In Northern Ireland was recently criticized by parents for ‘sledgehammer’ Christianity. The last time David Robertson wrote for us he supported a Christian headmaster against angry parents, … Continue reading Schools are not for Evangelism

Having your Cake and Eating It – A response to Stephen J. Graham’s polemic on the Ashers Case

I want to add an explanation here for the following article.  I don’t normally respond to personal articles or comments attacking me – but this one was different.  Last week was an intense and tough week and it was not helped by being asked to write (at midnight) a comment on the Ashers case, which I had been following.  I did so and was then attacked. … Continue reading Having your Cake and Eating It – A response to Stephen J. Graham’s polemic on the Ashers Case

Bake me a Cake and Mark it with B for Bigot

http://www.premierchristianity.com/Blog/Bake-me-a-Cake-and-Mark-it-with-B-for-Bigot The text of this article on Premier is below….click the link above for the full article. The ‘gay cake’ ruling against Ashers Bakery is another example of double standards being imposed, say Free Church of Scotland moderator David Robertson. Last night I happened to be at a really posh dinner, sitting beside a Lady who is also a senior judge.  We had a most … Continue reading Bake me a Cake and Mark it with B for Bigot