In Britain, the first meal a newly married couple have together is called ‘the wedding breakfast’. As a minister, I have attended my fair share of wedding breakfasts. Sadly, sometimes after a very busy week, I don't enter into them with unalloyed joy. Nevertheless, as I leave, I always feel refreshed having made new friends [...]
Lesson: Luke 2.25-35
A reflection on Jesus curing the paralytic man from Mark 2.1-5:
A short service of worship looking at the decisive moments for Christ and their lesson to us. Text: Mark 1.40-42 https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLc0rQ-MjBhRbESU7LgvYUOvCXhNEhou-p
Yesterday was a special day for a special member of our congregation. It was one of our elder's 90th birthday! Now everyone celebrating a birthday at the moment must do so under the constraints of social distancing. The result is we may not feel our special day is that wonderful. But perhaps this year of [...]
How is it best to imagine heaven.
Matthew 5:13-20 New International Version (NIV) Some time ago I must have got myself on some pollsters’ database. Because I end up with three researchers at various times, turning up on the doorstep. The longest to answer was a health survey. During it, I was asked about how much salt I put on or into my [...]