How to be a rock like Peter

He brought Simon to Jesus, who looked at him and said, “You are Simon son of John. You are to be called Cephas” – this can be translated as ‘The Rock’. (John 1.42) Many years ago, as a student, I attended a conference with the well-known Scottish minister, John Bell. When going for coffee, I [...]

Holy Week Meditations

Holy Week 2021 Monday Reading John 12:1-11 The week which will end in violence and rejection begins in love and generosity with Jesus surrounded by friends and Mary bathing His feet in expensive perfume. Judas condemns love being shown, care being shown, but perhaps here is the first twinge of guilt over that which he [...]