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 [...]

We are clay pots

Common clay pots   So we are common clay pots. Just in case we should get above ourselves, we are reminded that we are of the earth, earthy. But we have been made, fearfully and wonderfully made, by a master potter, who knows our purpose and has made us fit for it. It is in [...]