Living Under the Threat

TweetIt is not often that I wake up feeling gloomy but after hearing the news this morning I realised that there is a heaviness around. It seemed quite fitting for Good Friday. Everyone seems to be getting edgy on the international scene. Over the past few days we...

What is Truth?

Tweet On the side of Truth When Roman governor Pilate confronted Jesus with the words ‘You are a king then!’ Jesus answered, ‘You are right in saying I am a king. In fact, for this reason I was born, and for this reason I came into the world, to...

The Birth of Jesus – so what?

Tweet The Birth of Jesus - so what? With our Nativity Crib Festival just a few days away it is good for us to be asking a few questions… Why do we still make a big deal of Jesus Christ being born in Bethlehem over 2000 years ago? And what difference does it make...

50 Things

Tweet What Use do you have for church? We tend to think that churches and church buildings in particular are just good for Sundays – but that is not the case. Today’s churches are becoming more and more the centres for increasing community activity. In...

Thanking Our Mothers

TweetMothers play a very special part in all of our lives… How often we find celebrities giving thanks to their mothers when they receive awards. Saying ‘thank you’ is part of our culture and we need to preserve it. Our mothers, especially, deserve...

Getting to Heaven…

TweetIt’s a long road for many – with plenty of ups and downs, twists and turns upon the way. Life is a long road that we all take and which comes to an end sooner or later. But what do we find at the end? The season of Lent that leads up to Easter gives...