Christian vs Humanist view on Education on the BBC – An ‘Interesting’ Interview

I am sitting in Costas having just been in the BBC studios debating live with Gordon MacRae of the Humanist Society of Scotland on behalf of what they described as the Solas think tank!   I am a wee bit stunned because the Lord answered prayer in so many ways.  Yesterday we mentioned the importance … More Christian vs Humanist view on Education on the BBC – An ‘Interesting’ Interview

Creationism Ban Petition Rejected by Scottish Government.

This is good news – the Scottish Secular Society have failed in their petition to get the Scottish Government to ban creationism – the following report appeared in the Herald.  For the background to the story – see the following links: https://theweeflea.wordpress.com/2015/01/21/creationism-freedom-education-and-the-sss-a-free-church-response/ https://theweeflea.wordpress.com/2015/01/27/free-church-submission-to-scottish-parliament-committee-on-creationism/ https://theweeflea.wordpress.com/2015/03/12/the-fairytale-of-secular-scotland-and-the-myth-of-creationism/ https://theweeflea.wordpress.com/2015/03/17/quantum-of-solas-22-the-one-on-creationism/ The Herald’s report is as follows: Formal ban on teaching … More Creationism Ban Petition Rejected by Scottish Government.

The Fairytale of Secular Scotland and the Myth of Creationism

“We won”…”A huge win for the Scottish Secular Society in Parliament”….general cries of jubilation and ecstasy were heard ringing throughout the land (well at least on the FB page of the SSS).  What was this tremendous victory for the secular cause?  What evil forces of darkness had been slain by the rationalist atheists in the … More The Fairytale of Secular Scotland and the Myth of Creationism

Free Church Submission to Scottish Parliament Committee on Creationism

This is the submission (click on link below) we made to the petitions committee in response to Secular Scotland’s attempt to bring creationism wars to Scotland and to use this to attack Christianity. It was good that this was read out at the committee. The petition has now been referred to the education committee – … More Free Church Submission to Scottish Parliament Committee on Creationism

Creationism, Freedom, Education and the SSS – A Free Church Response

The Free Church is thankful that the Scottish Secular Society have in their latest press release and submission to the Scottish Parliament committee, admitted their real reasons for their ‘creationism petition”. It is an enlightening if somewhat bizarre and disturbing submission. They begin by congratulating themselves on the amount of press coverage they have received, … More Creationism, Freedom, Education and the SSS – A Free Church Response

Scottish Government Guidelines on Sex Education – A Christian Welcome!

The Scottish Government has just produced its awaited report on “Conduct of Relationships, Sexual Health and Parenthood Education in Schools”. There are of course negative aspects to it but in general I would suggest that the Free Church should welcome and support a document which could be a good basis for a healthy and positive … More Scottish Government Guidelines on Sex Education – A Christian Welcome!