Tag Archives: Church

A real mixed-up faith

Worshipping this morning in Coldingham Parish Church I was struck by the irony of a non-conformist 21st century congregation worshipping in the last remnant of an ancient Roman Catholic Priory. What would John Knox and his fellow reformers have made … Continue reading

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Book review: Winning hearts, changing minds – halfway

(Confession: At the Frontline conference in January, I made a personal commitment to read a book a every month and post a review. So far I have not completed one book. This review is based on reading the first few … Continue reading

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Same again please!

Let love and loyalty always show like a necklace, and write them in your mind. Proverbs 3:3 CEV Just conducted a dedication service for a 1 year-old-girl. It’s always a privilege to share news of God’s love and words of … Continue reading

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Why Christ loves the Church

The second centre of divine love is the Church—Christ also loved the Church.And at once this question rises in the mind, why should the Church be singled out like that? Well, when you read the story of the prodigal, you … Continue reading

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Is Something Missing?

I’ve wrestled for some time with the sense that something is missing in our Christian churches, and in so many Christians lives. Why is it that we end up focussed on such silly things when Jesus promises abundant life? I … Continue reading

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