The Solas Enlightenment – A Disappointing End to a Great Idea

Not everything you try works out.  Not every good idea works out.  Sometimes we fail.  I had an idea that a quality Christian magazine reflecting on culture, politics, the arts etc would be a winner…I was wrong. I’m pretty gutted about that.   These are my reflections on that sad fact in the last edition of the Solas magazine – published this month. The Solas Enlightenment … Continue reading The Solas Enlightenment – A Disappointing End to a Great Idea

The Strange Death of Europe – Part 4 – Christianity

So near. Yet so far.   In this final part of my review of Murray’s brilliant book we come to consider the heart of the matter. What can be done to stop Europe, as we know it, dying? Murray has a sort of answer but it is not nearly adequate enough. In part 1 we looked at the overall thesis of the book – that Europe … Continue reading The Strange Death of Europe – Part 4 – Christianity

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 an Italian pastor); Reformation (Mike Reeves in fine form);  Donald … Continue reading Why We Need A Return To Rational Thinking – Solas Magazine Spring 2017

Why Muslims are Welcome in Christian Scotland

“Upcoming special event; Good Friday and very Happy Easter especially to my beloved Christian nation X Bismallan…..lets follow the Real Footstep of Beloved Holy JESUS CHRIST (PBUH) And Get The Real Success In Both Worlds xxxx” It was an interesting tweet. And it probably cost Asad Shah his life.  The Glasgow shopkeeper was murdered last Thursday outside his shop in what police have described as a … Continue reading Why Muslims are Welcome in Christian Scotland

The Crescent, the Cross and the Collapse of European Civilisation

  This is my article from the latest edition of the Solas Magazine which you can subscribe to here (get it paper or online) – this is a vital issue for the church and for our whole culture… http://www.solasmagazine.com/ This video gives a preview –   It was a wonderful statement from the former Lutheran pastors daughter. She wanted her country to welcome in the … Continue reading The Crescent, the Cross and the Collapse of European Civilisation

Battle for the Mind – The Importance of the Church’s Involvement in Education

This is my article in the third edition of the Solas magazine.   If you would like to support this work please subscribe – you can get the print or digital version here  We are really keen to make this magazine work on a subscription only basis….why not subscribe yourself or gift a subscription to someone else – every little helps!  It is deliberately designed to … Continue reading Battle for the Mind – The Importance of the Church’s Involvement in Education

Change and New Life in All Around I See

This article is printed in The Free Church Record out this week. Hugh Dalton, Labour Cabinet minister, wrote in his diary on the birth of Prince Charles in 14th November 1948: “If this boy ever comes to the throne it will be a very different country and Commonwealth he’ll rule over”.   As a result of Queen Elizabeth becoming the longest reigning monarch in British history … Continue reading Change and New Life in All Around I See

Quantum of Solas 45 – Xi Jinping, British values, Intolerance, Gender identity politics, Wealth fatigue, Virture signalling, Solas Connect, Solas Magazine and Os Guinnness’s latest book

Welcome to this weeks Quantum of Solas 45 in which we discuss Xi Jinping | British Values | David Cameron’s ‘If you are teaching intolerance. we will shut you down’ | Gender Identity politics | Wealth fatigue | Virtue Signalling | Solas Connect & SolasMagazine.com website | Os Guinness: Fool’s Talk. Enjoy, subscribe and pass on…. Continue reading Quantum of Solas 45 – Xi Jinping, British values, Intolerance, Gender identity politics, Wealth fatigue, Virture signalling, Solas Connect, Solas Magazine and Os Guinnness’s latest book