Cuban Dreams

Joel 2.28-30a   The death this week of Fidel Castro brought one old crisis back to the surface. And whilst I was too young to realise the danger, history has certainly recorded the grave risks we are all in during the Cuban missile crisis of October 1962. Because, 44 years ago, US reconnaissance photos showed [...]

Jeremiah’s Promises

Jeremiah 36.1-7 (p798) Jeremiah 31.31- 37 (p793)   Promises! Promises! Promises! If there is one word that can sum up this year politically it is promises. And whether they will be fulfilled remains to be seen.   Yet life is full of promises which are not quite all that they seem. The small print in [...]