On Sunday the 8th the Sunday Herald ran a ridiculous piece about the TIE campaign and Transgender rights, where it did not deal with the issues and killed any sensible discussion with the headline ‘Christian Right accused of whipping up trans-panic’. Although I was not allowed an article as a right of reply, they did … More Debate About Gender Issues – Letter in The Sunday Herald
Monty Python was a hilarious surreal take on many aspects of life. It was so ludicrous that most of us could laugh. But nowadays I find that some aspects of modern life which are apparently taken seriously, are more Pythoesque than Python. Take this headline…. Bible students are warned…you may find the crucifixion too upsetting! … More Snowflake Theologians Given Trigger Warning about the Crucifixion
Thanks to all who responded to the last post of 2016 I will try to heed your advice and requests. After a few days break its time to begin again by looking forward to 2017..I am neither a prophet nor the son of a prophet, but as an observer of culture and society I … More Ten ‘Prophecies’ for Society/Culture in 2017
This is the final part of my talk given to the Solas conference on Society and Sexuality. Where are we going? If we take away humanity made in the image of God, if we try to re-image according to our own imaginations, then we will continue to go down this road to hell. CS … More The Re-Imaging of Humanity – Part 5 – Where Are We Heading?
This past week I became aware of a couple of major churches and at least one significant evangelical Christian organisation who are burying their heads in the sand on the revolution that is taking place in our society. For them it is too controversial and not nice. Whilst they won’t take an anti-scriptural position, neither … More The Re-Imaging of Humanity – Part 4 – The Impact on Society
You may have missed it but yesterday was a significant day in the British Parliament. It almost passed me bye, but in the providence of God I happened to be watching the UK parliament channel (as one does) and saw the seeds of the coming disaster being sown. Bigger than Brexit, more dangerous than … More The Tyranny of the Progressives – Another Step Backwards
This weekend we have just had our SPA weekend (St Peters Alive)…we had a tremendous time together as a fellowship looking at the whole issue of identity. Glynn Harrison was superb and I hope the talks will be online soon. One of the issues covered was of course that of gender and transgender. This … More The Re-imaging of Humanity – 3 – The Transgender Revolution
Click this link Janet Parshall – In the Market for the latest Janet Parshall show. In the light of our upcoming Solas conference on Sex and Sexuality – Sex, Society and the Church I thought it was relevant that we looked at the whole issue of What is Humanity?
I have sometimes thought that comedians today are societies prophets! This clip from Monty Python seems prescient….how sad that what was once seemed so absurd as to be laughable is now considered the norm…..love the last line “its symbolic of his struggle against reality” – the tag line of todays society.
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