Is the nativity story true?

On Tuesday night I led a carol service onboard a wooden-walled sailing ship called the Unicorn.  During it, I related a story and in return received a question Firstly, let me tell you that story which I came across on the Motivateus.com website. The brand-new minister and his wife were assigned to their first charge. [...]

Love Actually

This is my address for the midnight service on Christmas Eve...... The first time I watched the film ‘Love Actually’ I switched it off after a few minutes. I just didn’t understand that its plot was a complex mix of multiple story lines. Now, after getting to grips with it, this romantic comedy is one [...]

A real nativity play

It is fitting at a Carol service to remember that ballad written by Gill Bowman from Bellyeoman Primary in Dunfermline.   It is called the School Nativity play and goes like this:   A wise man opened the curtain too soon The star in the east fell down with a boom The innkeeper said 'There's [...]