Category: Solas in the Media

Gender politics and the gospel: A warning from Scotland

Gender politics and the gospel: A warning from Scotland David Robertson   |  Published in Christian Today  06 April 2016 Question: When is a debate not a debate? Answer: When there is no debate. Last week all the Scottish parliamentary party leaders spoke at such a ‘debate’. It was organised by various LGBT groups ahead …

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Nicola Sturgeon makes gender recognition pledge

This issue has received widespread reporting in the media.  Here is a selection. BBC News: Nicola Sturgeon makes gender recognition pledge The Scotsman: Nicola Sturgeon unveils new gay rights package The Herald: Scotland to give legal recognition to people who are neither male nor female Daily Record: Nicola Sturgeon vows to reform law in Scotland to give legal …

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The Dangerous Betrayal of Scotland’s Christian Heritage

The Dangerous Betrayal of Scotland’s Christian Heritage By David Robertson   It’s Easter.  Time for Easter bunnies, crowded roads and of course Easter chocolate eggs.  But as regards the latter, not for long. Sainsbury’s, Nestle and Cadbury’s have apparently removed Easter from our seasonal chocolate. Why?  These are commercial companies and they obviously think that …

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The Herald: We have failed to come to terms with the fact that Christendom has gone

Free Kirk Moderator: We have failed to come to terms with the fact that Christendom has gone Brian Donnelly, Senior News Reporter Scotland’s church leaders should “stop living in denial” about the state of Christianity, the Free Church Moderator has said in his Easter message. Rev David Robertson, the Free Kirk Moderator, also challenged research …

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The Herald: Leading churchman embarrassed by MSPs protest against Ghana's handling of LGBT issues

SOURCE: David Ross at HeraldScotland.com Leading churchman embarrassed by MSPs protest against Ghana’s handling of LGBT issues The Free Kirk Moderator has apologised to Ghana’s President for the ‘embarrassing’ behaviour of MSPs during the African leader’s recent visit to Holyrood, and has singled out Tory leader Ruth Davidson for criticism. Rev David Robertson said he …

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The National: Call to scrap law forcing councils to have church representatives on education committees

Call to scrap law forcing councils to have church representatives on education committees   MARCH 7TH, 2016 – 12:31 AM ANDREW LEARMONTH  12 COMMENTS SCOTTISH humanists have called on the government to scrap the requirement for local councils to keep three spaces for religious representatives on education committees.Launching its Enlighten Up campaign, the Humanist Society …

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