Monthly Archives: October 2010

Microsoft or Linux?

Burns wrote “O wad some Power the giftie gie us to see oursels as ithers see us!” Well his wish has been granted when it comes to evangelicals. In an article in the Guardian Alan Wilson has written of The … Continue reading

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Institutional versus Organic Church

“The Church should stay out of politics,” a statement frequently repeated by those who are strenuously attempting to change the social structures of the country, and a statement which I support. “It is the duty of the Church to influence … Continue reading

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Fish Rot From The Head Down

Reports that the CofE diocese of Bradford, may disappear altogether because so few Christians are worshipping there have been dismissed by the diocese. Despite the denials it is evident that the diocese, like many others, is in big trouble with … Continue reading

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Glasgow, where else?

I am just about to go off-line for a week. In the meantime let me leave you with a few example of Glasgow’s way with words. Doing a funeral visit recently I was assured by the grieving widow that “There … Continue reading

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Tolerance: a term deployed by liberals when trying to promote acceptance of those whose politics, cultural norms, race, religion, nationality, etc., differ from the majority of Britons; a term not applicable to evangelical Christians, defence of marriage supporters, right to … Continue reading

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Specks of Dust and Planks

Anti-Semitism has a long history in Britain, unfortunately it is on the increase. This is not only due to the rise of radical Islamism, there is plenty of home-grown anti-Semitism. Normally we associate this with right-wing extremism. Anti-Semitism is just … Continue reading

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The Structure Collapses

“If you go down to the woods today you…” may be in for a nasty surprise. But don’t tell the police. A new 60 page Hate Crime Guidance Manual has been issued by the Association of Chief Police Officers in … Continue reading

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