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 [...]

The Big Picture

The Big Picture by Monica MacDonald OLM, Slamannan Parish Church, Falkirk Presbytery God’s gracious response can be seen flowing out from the childless Hannah’s petitions as she is blessed with the birth of a son she names Samuel. Hannah’s greatest desire in life was to give birth to a child. She trusted God. She understood [...]