Tag Archives: Bible

What’s in a name?

Faithwriters.com Challenge entry – 12 October 2017 – Advanced – Topic: Storm In November 2015, Abigail stormed into the west coast of Scotland to join an elite but growing club. Having seen an increasing number of severe weather events in … Continue reading

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Don’t get caught napping!

Faithwriters.com challenge – 27 July 2017 – Advanced – Topic: Snooze When I got an alarm clock with a Snooze button, I thought I was in heaven! Years earlier, my wind-up alarm would ring at 6:30am, to wake me for … Continue reading

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​More than just words…

Faithwriters.com Challenge – 25th May 2017 – Topic: Texting – Advanced Christians should be careful when texting. I don’t just mean in exchanging messages with friends, though many of us have regretted a response sent in haste that was misunderstood. … Continue reading

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What goes around comes around

Originally published as Thought for the week – Berwick Advertiser Thursday 5th May 2016 Driving in Berwick-upon-Tweed is an interesting and sometimes tricky exercise. The variety of buildings from different stages in our history creates roads and junctions that can … Continue reading

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I only need to be me!

I often get a particular song stuck in my head. Sometimes they can be really annoying like: “A doggy ate a sausage”, or “Sheep, shepherds, baby Jesus”. These silly songs can be harder to dismiss than more meaningful verses such … Continue reading

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Constant change?

Pulpit view for Hawick News 7th July 2013 by Major Steven Turner Someone recently joked “twice in Hawick is ‘Aye bin’”. In other words, all of our current traditions were once innovations. And for all of our passion to preserve … Continue reading

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The Bible in 50 words

At a recent Salvation Army singers’ retreat, we were given the passage below: The Bible in 50 WordsGod MadeAdam BitNoah ArkedAbraham SplitJoseph RuledJacob FooledBush TalkedMoses BaulkedPharaoh PlaguedPeople WalkedSea DividedTablets GuidedPromise LandedSaul FreakedDavid PeekedProphets WarnedJesus BornGod WalkedLove TalkedAnger CrucifiedHope DiedLove RoseSpirit … Continue reading

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