The Lion has Whimpered

Mar 28, 2018 by

by David Robertson, theweeflea: [Editor’s note: Robertson’s devastating critique of Church of Scotland evangelicals’ failure to contend for the truth and capitulation to LGBT lobbyists]: “…invited to the table but they were not allowed any say in the menu… outmanouvered every...

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Transgender, reality and pastoral care

Mar 17, 2018 by

by Martin Davie, Reflections of an Anglican Theologian. Last week the Church of Scotland published a report entitled Diverse Gender Identities and Pastoral Care which is intended help its pastoral teams ‘to support those in our communities who identify themselves as transgender.’[1] The report was...

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Church of Scotland ‘must switch from hymns to smartphones or face obscurity

Nov 27, 2017 by

by Simon Johnson, Telegraph: The Church of Scotland faces a “drift into irrelevance and obscurity” unless its focus moves from traditional church services with hymns to smartphones, an Honorary Chaplain to the Queen has warned. Dr John Chalmers, former Moderator of the General Assembly...

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Leaving the denomination

Jul 27, 2017 by

A report for Anglican Mainstream by Edward Lobb. In 2012, the Tron Church in Glasgow City Centre, to which I belong, took the difficult decision to leave the Church of Scotland. In this short article I hope to describe something of the experience our congregation went through, and something of...

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The Decline of the Church in Scotland – The Times Report and Response

Jul 4, 2017 by

by David Robertson, theweeflea: On Saturday The Times carried this extraordinary article.  (Kudos to The Times for taking this seriously and carrying this – unlike most of the rest of the Scottish press!).  To the delight of the Secularists it announced that almost 60% of Scots say they have no...

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The Secularisation of the Church of Scotland – What Really Happened at the Assembly?

May 26, 2017 by

by David Robertson, theweeflea: Much to no-ones surprise, the Church of Scotland General Assembly has just voted to accept the Theological Forum’s report which changes the Churches definition of marriage to include same sex marriages and to apologise to gay people for their previous understanding....

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