Shake On It – A Surprising BBC Programme on Trans and Identity.

The BBC have produced and broadcast a video which stuns me!  It’s fair, balanced and interesting.      In September last year I went through to Glasgow to record a programme, Shake On It for the new BBC Scotland station.   I wrote about the experience here – ‘Shake On It’ – An Interesting Day Recording for the BBC Yesterday the BBC broadcast the show.  You will … Continue reading Shake On It – A Surprising BBC Programme on Trans and Identity.

Princess PC versus the colonisation of the curriculum

This article was published in the Australian Spectator – you can get the original here and add your own comments if you wish! Princess PC versus the colonisation of the curriculum Were you aware that the curriculum of our universities has been colonized? Apparently this is a serious problem and we need to decolonise as quickly as possible – according to a report commissioned by the … Continue reading Princess PC versus the colonisation of the curriculum

Saturday Review 1 – Stan and Ollie; Middlemarch; Les Miserables

Saturday Review 1 – Stan and Ollie; Middlemarch; Les Miserables I hope to make this a regular feature – I read a lot of books, listen to many things and watch films, tv etc (when I get the time) – so each week I will try to review/reflect briefly on some of them. This week we begin with an unusual, quirky but rather good film, … Continue reading Saturday Review 1 – Stan and Ollie; Middlemarch; Les Miserables

‘Shake On It’ – An Interesting Day Recording for the BBC

It seemed a strange request.   Can you come through to Glasgow to record a documentary with us on gender?  There was nothing more specific…who would I be recording it with? Is it about male/female or transgender?  What was the format?     The answers were,to say the least, vague.  I was told that we would be there for four hours, that my ‘opposite’ would not be … Continue reading ‘Shake On It’ – An Interesting Day Recording for the BBC

Quantum – The Wee Flea Podcast – 01

Vicky Beeching, Steve Chalke and the danger of the proposed ban on Conversion Therapy You can listen to the latest podcast – on iTunes, Podbean or here: https://theweeflea.podbean.com/e/vicky-beeching-steve-chalke-and-conversion-therapy-the-wee-flea-podcast-01/ Download this episode (right click and save) Vicky Beeching, Steve Chalke and Conversion Therapy The Wee Flea  | Undivided – An Open Letter to Vicky Beeching The Wee Flea  | The Soft and Hard Intimidation of the Church – … Continue reading Quantum – The Wee Flea Podcast – 01

LED 26 – The NHS – May Apologises to Tatchell – Gay Conversion Therapy – Schools Ban Skirts – Irish Depopulation – Syrian Christian Refugees – Fake Booze – Tim Keller in Parliament

After three months its time to return to our weekly round up of events that illustrate where our culture is at.  Light Engaging Darkness tries to identify general trends in culture (each week we take seven items) and apply some Gospel light to them!  Whether we succeed or not – you can be the judge!  This link is for the previous one – many moons … Continue reading LED 26 – The NHS – May Apologises to Tatchell – Gay Conversion Therapy – Schools Ban Skirts – Irish Depopulation – Syrian Christian Refugees – Fake Booze – Tim Keller in Parliament

Polyamory and polygamy – the next big social change?

After spending a great deal of time discussing and debating the pros and cons of same sex marriage, first of all being assured it wouldn’t happen (after all, we already had civil partnerships) then being assured it wouldn’t affect anyone, I received a letter from Her Majesty’s Government. To be precise, from the office of the then prime minister, David Cameron. In response to my … Continue reading Polyamory and polygamy – the next big social change?

Secularists Attack the Church of England – Letters in The Courier

The NSS have been at it again – writing letters to moan about some aspect of Christian privilege….this time lambasting the BBC for daring to broadcast from Lambeth House and once again using the issue of alleged child abuse in order to pursue their real passion – attacking Christianity.   The following is their letter and my reply which was published yesterday. Sir, – Jenny Hjul … Continue reading Secularists Attack the Church of England – Letters in The Courier

The BBC must remember its Christian roots and stop mocking evangelicals – Article on Premier Christianity

This article first appeared on Premier Christianity – you can get the original and see the comments here  The BBC must remember its Christian roots and stop mocking evangelicals By: David Robertson | 20th December 2017 The BBC has moved away from its Christian beginnings, says David Robertson I love the BBC – its part of our history and part of my daily routine. Britain without the BBC … Continue reading The BBC must remember its Christian roots and stop mocking evangelicals – Article on Premier Christianity

Reformation 500: With the ‘fundamentalism, terror and religious violence’ should we really celebrate?

Continuing the Reformation theme – my latest article in Christian Today   (please click the link for the original) – asks whether we should celebrate the 500th anniversary…I will also be on the Janet Parshall tomorrow looking at the same question from an American perspective….In this article look particularly at the BBC documentary which sought to portray the Reformation as some kind of Jihad…! Reformation 500: … Continue reading Reformation 500: With the ‘fundamentalism, terror and religious violence’ should we really celebrate?