Tag Archives: Reflection

Be Alert! – Sunday 3 May 2020

The Salvation Army, Prestonpans Corps Worship@Home Sunday, 03 May 2020 (Sunday 3 May is Candidates Sunday in The Salvation Army United Kingdom with the Republic of Ireland, a day when we consider the call of God on our lives, and … Continue reading

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Reflections on The Ballad of Holy Week

The Salvation Army, Prestonpans Corps Sunday 5th to Saturday 11th April 2020 Prepared by Majors Elizabeth and Steven Turner During Holy Week this year, we shall be taking time to reflect on the events that led Jesus to his death on … Continue reading

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Sunday Worship plans

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we at Prestonpans Salvation Army, along with all churches in the UK, have had to suspend our Sunday morning worship meetings. We have begun sending out printed service sheets to our mainly elderly congregation. As … Continue reading

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Who wants to live in an ice box?

Faithwriters.com challenge – 3 November 2016 – Topic: Chill Soon after we moved to our new home, my sister and her family came to stay. One day, returning from an outing, she told us they’d been impressed by a message … Continue reading

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I’ll do it later

Faithwriters.com Challenge – 11th August 2016 – Topic: Procrastination I did it again! I’ve a terrible habit that keeps recurring even though I’ve tried for years to conquer it. Most recently it occurred in the writing of this article, but … Continue reading

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Unfinished business?

Faithwriters.com challenge 2nd June 2016 – Topic: Finish – 3rd place “Steven will rarely finish anything.” This seemingly negative comment, made over twenty years ago, has been proved false on numerous occasions. I could name several projects I have completed … 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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The power of childhood experiences

During the past few months I’ve increasingly struggled to do the things that I know I should do. If I’m in a discussion about something specific or I have a clear task to perform, I’ve been fine. But when some … 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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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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