Category Archives: Thoughts on the News

Applying Scriptural principles to things in the news

Why I’m Wearing a Mask Tomorrow

The last two Sundays, I’ve worn a face shield, but tomorrow I’ll be wearing a mask.  I don’t want to waste our time discussing it tomorrow, so I’m putting it out there tonight. Not These Reasons It’s none of these … Continue reading

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Christians and the Coronavirus Conspiracies

It has been intriguing to me, and also somewhat disappointing, to see how many Christians have reacted to the current situation with Covid-19.  It brings to mind this passage in Isaiah.

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Coronavirus Lockdown — No Longer About Safety (part two)

II Samuel 23:3 The God of Israel said, the Rock of Israel spake to me, He that ruleth over men must be just, ruling in the fear of God. It is just for the Scottish Government to protect the safety … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Lockdown — No Longer About Safety

II Samuel 23:3 The God of Israel said, the Rock of Israel spake to me, He that ruleth over men must be just, ruling in the fear of God. It is the proper remit of government to provide for the … Continue reading

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About the Election

This is not a political blog, but Christians do vote, and we should consider Biblical truth when we vote.  Here in Glenrothes, there are five candidates on the ballot.

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‘Absolute Hell’?

Last week, in Westminster, the opposition parties took the Prime Minister to task for using the word ‘surrender’ to refer to legislation which Parliament had passed over his objection.  They said it was irresponsible and could result in violence.

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“He’s Got The Whole World in His Hands”

I remember singing this cute little song back in my university days.  Perhaps not every verse was filled with theological import, but at least the general idea was right.  But now, there’s an alternative, brought to us by the Prime … Continue reading

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