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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The cost of abandoning sin

There is a literal cost when society abandons the concept of sin.  Many people will find that it reduces their bank balance. The state fines people when they break its laws.  On the other hand, God calls the breaking of His law 'sin' and He gives sinners a verbal warning.  Fines reduce one's bank balance; …

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BBC Radio nan Gàidheal interview

The full BBC Radio nan Gàidheal (Gaelic radio) interview with Dr Donald Boyd, the leader of the Scottish Christian Party for broadcasting on 19th May 2017, which was only partially broadcast on the day. Dr Boyd was asked about the SCP vision for Inverness and the Highlands, and he was asked in conclusion what the …

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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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