Re-imaging Humanity – Part 2 Sexuality, Marriage and the Fall

For part 1 click Re-imaging Humanity – Sex, Sexuality, Gender and the Inhumanity of 21st Century Humanism – Part 1 We now begin to look at some of the ways the Fall has impacted Humanity and Sexuality  Sexuality – “heterosexual? Sexual? Who gives a sexuality”” Smirnoff advert 2015. In answer to the age old question – Who am I? our children today are being taught that … Continue reading Re-imaging Humanity – Part 2 Sexuality, Marriage and the Fall

Re-imaging Humanity – Sex, Sexuality, Gender and the Inhumanity of 21st Century Humanism – Part 1

      This is an adapted and expanded series based on my talk at the  Solas Conference Edinburgh – 29th October 2016.   It is a subject of massive importance for the Church and society.  I have split my paper up into several sections and will be putting one out every Monday. Part One – Two Big Pictures As we talk about this subject we … Continue reading Re-imaging Humanity – Sex, Sexuality, Gender and the Inhumanity of 21st Century Humanism – Part 1

The Ultimate April Fool – An Open Letter to Nicola Sturgeon

    Dear First Minister, I am writing to you as the moderator of the Free Church of Scotland and want to assure you of our prayers for you and your government. I also write in a personal capacity as a supporter of both you and the SNP. It’s no secret that you have long been the recipient of my vote. So please take this … Continue reading The Ultimate April Fool – An Open Letter to Nicola Sturgeon

All Things New – Free Church Moderators New Year Message

    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 2016, 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 see the following in this New Year. … Continue reading All Things New – Free Church Moderators New Year Message

Russell Brand is (almost) Right about Sex and Society

This is my latest article on Christian Today – I think Brand is spot on in much of what he says on this subject…Be good to hear your views… http://www.christiantoday.com/article/why.russell.brand.is.right.about.sex/49441.htm Why Russell Brand is right about sex I was a little surprised to see Russell Brand on Prospect Magazine’s shortlist of 2015’s top 50 intellectuals. But only a little. Brand may be a cultural icon, … Continue reading Russell Brand is (almost) Right about Sex and Society

Quantum of Solas 17 – Greece, Transparent, Charlie Hebdo, Simon Kennedy Band and much much more…

Here is this weeks ‘Quantum of Solas’ – it includes discussion on the following subjects – and some answers to some basic apologetic questions – Greece: New Prime Minister | Transparent Transgender Issues | Charlie Hebdo | “Prevent Duty” attack on Free Speech | No sex please, we’re Japanese | Online live lounge gig: The Simon Kennedy Band | Ukraine & Putin | Boko Haram … Continue reading Quantum of Solas 17 – Greece, Transparent, Charlie Hebdo, Simon Kennedy Band and much much more…

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 sex education policy. The key of course is not in … Continue reading Scottish Government Guidelines on Sex Education – A Christian Welcome!

My View On LGBTI Rights – An Article in KaleidoScot

This one should set the cat amongst the pigeons! Recently an article appeared in a gay magazine which was critical of my nomination as moderator-designate. I challenged it and asked for the right of reply. To the credit of the editor, Dan Littauer, I was given it. So here is my first (and hopefully not last) article in a gay magazine. http://www.kaleidoscot.com/rev-david-robertson-views-lgbti-rights-1673 The original article … Continue reading My View On LGBTI Rights – An Article in KaleidoScot

Minister Attacks Proposed Sex Education Plans –

This is from todays Courier: It was their front page story…it was good to get such a positive and clear summary of my views reported: A MINISTER is leading the fight against proposals to make sex education mandatory at Scottish schools. The Free Church of Scotland yesterday attacked a petition at the Scottish Parliament calling for primary school children to be given mandatory lessons on … Continue reading Minister Attacks Proposed Sex Education Plans –