This is the editorial from the April Record. Parents – Take Back Control Imagine the scene. You are a child in school attending a guidance class and are told by the teacher, ‘There are 73 different genders.’ When one of the pupils pointed out that there were two genders, they were laughed at by the rest of the class. This was not in a school … Continue reading Parents Take Back Control – The April Record Editorial
As we head towards St Andrews Day (a day when the Free Church holds a day of prayer for the nation) I want to spend each day this week thinking about the state of our nation and the church within it. There is much to pray for. We begin with the Transmania sweeping out nation. “Quos Deus vult perdere prius dementat” (Those who God wishes … Continue reading Transmania
The Lords timing is perfect! In the providence of God it appears as though he has arranged for myself and Annabel to head on sabbatical at just the right time. As the son of The Beast from the East arrives in the UK we will be heading East to Australia. Its not just the physical storm we will be leaving. I am deeply conscious of the … Continue reading The Eye of the Storm – The Transgender Backlash and the Timing of the Lord
This is the first of a two part series published here in Christian Today – looking at some predictions for the year that lies ahead. ————————————————————————————————— It’s always dangerous to claim to be a prophet. Make a prophecy too specific and it is easy to be proved wrong, make it too general and it is impossible to be proved wrong. I don’t claim the mantle … Continue reading War, poverty, the rise of the machines? 10 ‘prophecies’ for society in 2018
A Christian group has been banned from a Church school because a few parents have complained that Christian teaching is extremist. Premier Christianity asked me to write a response – you can get the original here – (some of the comments afterwards from people who profess to be Christian are quite chilling – not least the two professing Christians arguing that to ask for a … Continue reading Now teaching Christian doctrine at a church school is ‘extremist’. Move over Monty Python.
This is a copy of a letter I have just sent to Justine Greening, the minister of education with a copy to the Prime Minister. I intend to send edited copies to my MP and MSPs and would encourage you to do the same. You are welcome to use this, adapt or write your own. An MP once told me that a letter was considered … Continue reading An Open Letter and Plea to Justine Greening, Minister of Education on her Gender Identity Proposals
Monty Python was a hilarious surreal take on many aspects of life. It was so ludicrous that most of us could laugh. But nowadays I find that some aspects of modern life which are apparently taken seriously, are more Pythoesque than Python. Take this headline…. Bible students are warned…you may find the crucifixion too upsetting! This was in The Daily Mail so I guess there are those … Continue reading Snowflake Theologians Given Trigger Warning about the Crucifixion
There was a time when humanity thought it could be God, and sought to build a tower up to heaven. Modern humanity is trying to remake itself in its own self-image…the inevitable confusion that follows is happening before our very eyes. As my latest Christian Today Article – explains. The Eve of Destruction – ‘Those whom the gods wish to destroy they first make mad’ – if that … Continue reading Gender, the Gospel and a Modern Tower of Babel