Secular morality and sex

Secular morality is replacing Christian morality in public life. It is often said that the Christian church was and is 'hung up' on sex.  The reality is that human beings are hung up on sex, whether they are Christian or not. Fifty years ago, Christian morality was discounted as a standard for those in public …

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Megaphones in public demonstrations

In the light of President Donald Trump's recent visit to London and Scotland, the following letter was sent to London and Glasgow national newspapers.  Although it raises a significant matter for debate, it was not published. Sir, The flying of a giant balloon of a baby Donald Trump over London, and its tour around the …

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Scotland needs a Reformer

The main message from the 500th anniversary of the European Reformation is that Scotland needs a Reformer.  We have plenty of theologians and preachers, but no reformer. Scotland's Reformer was John Knox but we have fallen upon such backsliding times that we need a new one, but at present Scotland has no reformer.  A reformer …

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Morality and women in politics

The Women’s Equality Party is the new lassie on the block. It does not like Donald Trump's victory in the USA. Its spokeswoman on the Daily Politics today complains that his election means that one can demean woman and 'it doesn't matter'. Secular morality is offended. The secular elite is now discovering how Christians have …

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How do we hold politicians to their promises and Manifesto pledges?

The national debt is being used by politicians to justify massive changes of policy which did not appear in the election Manifestos of the main political parties.The Lib Dems are the biggest The Lib Dems are the biggest casualties, and the public suspect that the Tories are using this opportunity to cut benefits and excesses …

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