Quasimodo Sunday

John 20.24-30   Here are some useless facts for you! This Sunday is often known in the church as Low Sunday. Why it’s called that isn’t exactly agreed upon. It might be because the passion, drama and wonder of Easter are over. Or it might come from a corruption of the first word of a [...]

Easter’s Simple Message

Little Philip was born with Down's syndrome according to the Leadership Magazine. Yet he liked to attend his Sunday School class with other eight-year-old boys and girls.   Sadly, however and typical of that age, the children did not readily accept Philip with his differences. Nevertheless, because of a creative teacher, they began to care [...]

Christmas Nights

As a child the most magical of times were the nights before Christmas. The Christmas tree with its multicoloured lights, I imagined had a thousand places within its boughs where tiny arboreal people lived, the wall decorations cast sparkling reflections from the open fire and bedtime was less of a chore as each sleep got [...]

Start by doing nothing

Where is the book section for New Christians asked Gene Edwards when he walked into a huge Christian bookshop filled to the rafters with volumes. He got the reply - there wasn't one! He goes on got say that the few books he did eventually find were inane, useless, shallow or cursed by scholarship!   [...]