When Yes means No – A Tale of Three Referendums – Part 2 – The Nightmare

I am so thankful I split this essay into three parts – because after the publication of When Yes means No – A Tale of Three Referendums – Part 1 – The Fantasy  I received a large amount of correspondence which proves what I had written in part two below! 1) The SNP has chosen to … More When Yes means No – A Tale of Three Referendums – Part 2 – The Nightmare

An Encouraging Tale- The Herald and Christianity in the Public (George) Square!

Imagine the scene.  After a visit to a man with cancer, I was walking down Byres road in Glasgow, heading for the subway to travel to speak at Creationfest in George Square.  I was feeling a bit discouraged after a tough week.  I was especially discouraged by a nasty, vicious and lying letter from the Secular … More An Encouraging Tale- The Herald and Christianity in the Public (George) Square!

Call Kaye – But Don’t Challenge the Status Quo

The wonderful Spiked online have some of the most insightful and stimulating journalism you will find. Not for them the bland shibboleths of contemporary culture. Although not Christian I sometimes think they have more of a prophetic voice than the pathetic whimpers that so often come from Establishment Christianity. Their article on the horrific Orlando … More Call Kaye – But Don’t Challenge the Status Quo

The Invisible Church, Cyber Theology and Online Baptism

Normally as we head towards the Church of Scotland Assembly, there are a string of stories released by their press office that vie to get into the press. This year the one that seems to have grabbed most attention is the story headlined ‘Kirk’s online baptism bid’. The press office might be pleased that they … More The Invisible Church, Cyber Theology and Online Baptism

Undiluted Calvinism, Christian Education and Local Government – Todays letters and reports in the Press!

It’s been a busy day in the media for yours truly! Letters: A watered-down Christianity is not what this country needs The Herald 19 Feb 2016 KENNY MacAskill in his very interesting and stimulating article (“I might not ‘do religion’ but I praise the work of our faiths”, The Herald, February 16) speaks of the … More Undiluted Calvinism, Christian Education and Local Government – Todays letters and reports in the Press!

David Bowie – The Hysteria, the Sorrow, the Frustration and the Hope

This is my article on David Bowie in Christian Today   – it is slightly amended because I wanted to tidy up a couple of things.  The article came as a result of a conversation with my wife, Annabel, as she gave me a lift down to the church.  And then all these ideas just popped into … More David Bowie – The Hysteria, the Sorrow, the Frustration and the Hope