Tag Archives: Jesus

Don’t D-I-Y!

Thought for the week for Berwick Advertiser by Major Steven Turner, 12 April 2014 I know I should give up, but I keep trying. I should leave it to the experts, but I try to Do It Myself. The lock … Continue reading

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Looking for security

Thought for the week Berwick Advertiser – 10th October 2013 Over the three months we have lived in Berwick, we have come to enjoy a regular walk along the pier. Sometimes that involves braving the elements. We are impressed with … Continue reading

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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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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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Climb every mountain?

Pulpit view for Hawick News 12th April by Major Steven Turner Have you ever started something you couldn’t finish? On a fine sunny day last week we set off with my sister and her family to climb the Eildon hills. … Continue reading

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Let’s be honest…

Pulpit view for Hawick News Friday 15th February 2013 by Major Steven Turner In this country of horse lovers, there is understandable outrage at the contamination of processed foods with horsemeat. How would you feel about the animal on which … Continue reading

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Unwrapping the whole gift

Pulpit view for Hawick News 21/12/12 by Major Steven Turner Are you ready for Christmas? All over the country, families and individuals will be wrapping presents, decorating trees and cooking food – a huge amount of work for just one … Continue reading

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A place for everyone

Pulpit view in Hawick News 25th May 2012 – Captain Steven Turner 8,000 runners, 8,000 miles, 1,000 towns and villages, 70 days. Culminating in London in July the Olympic Torch relay features some famous names. But most of the torchbearers … Continue reading

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Book Review – Heaven is for Real

Many books written about “near death experiences” carry sensational claims on the back cover. But this book claims to tell its story with “disarming innocence and the plain-spoken boldness of a child.” Passing a turning en route to a family … Continue reading

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Weighing the evidence

Pulpit view for Hawick News Friday 6 April 2012 by Captain Steven Turner What are your Easter traditions? Lent began as a programme of teaching for new Christians before being baptised on Easter Day. Many Christians now give up some … Continue reading

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