The Rise of Scotland’s Radical Preachers – The Daily Mail

It is unusual for a mainstream secular newspaper to run a major series on the state of the Church in Scotland – but the Daily Mail has done just that.  The journalist John Macleod has written a perceptive and insightful analysis – part three of which was published on Saturday.  I attach the article below, … More The Rise of Scotland’s Radical Preachers – The Daily Mail

Short Answers – Is Belief in God just like Belief in Santa?

I am totally loving the way that the Lord is developing Solas since Andy Bannister joined us as director.  He and Al have developed a great partnership in producing these high quality popular short videos.  Here for example is the one on Christmas – I’m thinking of using it on Sunday at our carol service….why … More Short Answers – Is Belief in God just like Belief in Santa?

Its Time for Nicola Sturgeon to Call A National Day of Prayer

This was published in the Scotsman today – you can read the original Here The Headline was somewhat bizarrely – “When Jesus Christ was conscripted for the War Effort” – which was not what I was saying….Here is the complete text of what I originally wrote… It’s Time for Nicola Sturgeon to Call a National Day … More Its Time for Nicola Sturgeon to Call A National Day of Prayer

Big News – Andy Bannister becomes the new full time director of Solas

A few years ago Gordon Wilson, the former SNP leader, and myself met together and discussed how we could encourage Christianity in the public square and encourage Christians to get involved.  We did not want a political organisation but rather one that practices and trains in persuasive evangelism.  So we set up the Solas Centre … More Big News – Andy Bannister becomes the new full time director of Solas

What Have the Christians Ever Done for Us? Apologetics 101 No.13

This is no.13 in the apologetics series for Christian Today – you can get the original Here If the Church is supposed to be the ultimate apologetic for Christ (“all men will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another”), it seems as though the case for Christ is very weak! … More What Have the Christians Ever Done for Us? Apologetics 101 No.13

LGBTI Discussion more like a Rally than a Debate – Scotman Article

Here is the Solas article in todays Scotsman Somewhat surprised to see the positive comments afterwards! You can get the background to this here – Gender law plan ‘recipe for child abuse’ says church leader – Scotland on Sunday  and Here LGBTI discussion more like a rally than a debate Nicola Sturgeon and Patrick Harvey have differing views … More LGBTI Discussion more like a Rally than a Debate – Scotman Article