Donald Macleod

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The Power of Christmas

I’ m feeling miffed: no card from Nicola this year, even though for the past twelvemonth I’ve been so very polite about her. Read more about 'The Power of Christmas'...

Children in care

Many problems afflict our poor country: problems such as the Pademic, the climate emergency, and the ever more threatening voices of grievance-groups unable to forgive historic injustices. Read more about 'Children in care'...

Simone Biles and mental illness

For the past two weeks the press, radio and television have given us saturation coverage of the Tokyo Olympics, much of it focused, inevitably, on stories of personal and national… Read more about 'Simone Biles and mental illness'...

Did Nature make a mess of human sexuality?

  Two great virtues are applauded in our modern world.   One is a sense of humour, now a compulsory element in every obituary. Read more about 'Did Nature make a mess of human sexuality?'...

I believe in the holy catholic church

Of all the articles of the Apostles’ Creed the one most ignored by modern Evangelicals is the one in which we affirm, ‘I believe in the holy, catholic church. Read more about 'I believe in the holy catholic church'...

Discipleship (2): The Cost

The previous posting highlighted the sovereignty of Jesus’ Jesus’ call to discipleship, but no less remarkable is that he was absolutely up-front about the cost, even to the extent that… Read more about 'Discipleship (2): The Cost'...

Racism and white superiority

While I was doing my bit for the war-effort between 1940 and 1945 we lived ‘in the town’ in rooms at the corner of Stornoway’s Castle Street and Point Street. Read more about 'Racism and white superiority'...

Discipleship (1): The Call

The New Testament uses a wide range of terms to describe the relationship between Christ and his followers. Read more about 'Discipleship (1): The Call'...

Human Depravity

Of all the doctrines proclaimed by the Christian pulpit the one the world finds most abhorrent is its insistence on the depravity of human nature. Read more about 'Human Depravity'...

Philippians (4): For me to live is Christ

For to me, to live is Christ, and to die is gain. (Philippians 1. 21)   This doesn’t mean that nothing matters but ‘my religion’. Read more about 'Philippians (4): For me to live is Christ'...

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