Monthly Archives: December 2021

THE CHRISTMAS SONG THEY TRIED TO BAN, AND WHY WE SHOULD KEEP SINGING IT

 A DANGEROUSLY SUBVERSIVE CHRISTMAS SONG Did you know that one passage of the New Testament has been regarded as so subversive and dangerous that it’s been banned by governments on three occasions in three different countries? Here is this dangerously … Continue reading

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LET’S HAVE A REAL, NOT A ROYAL, CHRISTMAS

LET’S HAVE A REAL, NOT A ROYAL CHRISTMAS During my time in the police in Scotland, I was involved in several royal visits. When the Royals are coming, everything gets cleaned up. I often thought that they must think that … Continue reading

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WHY I AM NOT OPTIMISTIC OR PESSIMISTIC ABOUT THE FUTURE

Rejoice greatly, Daughter Zion! Shout, Daughter Jerusalem See, your king comes to you,  righteous and victorious, lowly and riding on a donkey, on a colt, the foal of a donkey. Zechariah 9:9 I am not sure that I can remember … Continue reading

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HOW TO EXPERIENCE A “MARY MIRACLE”

There is no doubt that from a human perspective Mary played the crucial role in Jesus’ birth, I think all Christians agree about that. What we don’t tend to agree on is what made this “Mary Miracle,” the Virgin birth … Continue reading

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