Monthly Archives: December 2012

NEW COMMITMENTS FOR THE NEW YEAR

In 2001 I wrote a sermon for new year and posted it on the fairly new “sermon central.com” and the next year it was there top new year sermon and it’s been in the top ten for most of the … Continue reading

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Newtown & Lockerbie: The Horrific & Heroic

These few days before Christmas always have a sort of bittersweet taste for me but this year that has been more pronounced than usual. As well having happy memories of preparing for Christmas, the parties, services, cards etc, the days … Continue reading

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The Christmas Card Christmas Won’t Do

Christmas Cards are dropping through our letter box at a steady rate at the moment. I have been opening them and looking at the pictures and something has struck me. I have been paying special attention to the cards which … Continue reading

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The Unsung Hero Of Christmas

Talk given @ The Bible Centre Erskine last night Introduction Over the last few years the code breakers who worked in secret at Bletchley Park in England deciphering the German’s secret messages have emerged as the great unsung heroes of … Continue reading

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Where Was God In Newtown, Connecticut?

There are days when I find it easy to believe in God, when I am astounded by the beauty of creation, when I see the compassion of people towards someone in need or when in a way I cannot express … Continue reading

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Irony, Intimacy, Humility & Mission GUEST BLOG

​A guest blog post by my friend and young American scholar / missionary candidate Drew Van Tiem looking at an important part of the culture of the 20 somethings and its implications for mission. Value your responses Many are familiar … Continue reading

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