Monthly Archives: March 2019

DON`T GIVE UP

I wonder if you have read the book of Jeremiah in the Old Testament? Its not an easy read but certainly for me its always been a thought provoking one. Something struck me while reading the book the last time, … Continue reading

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THE CHRISTIAN WAY: Harder and Easier

The Christian way is different: harder, and easier. Christ says “Give me All. I don’t want so much of your time and so much of your money and so much of your work: I want You. I have not come … Continue reading

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PROBLEM’S, POTENTIAL AND PERSPECTIVE

Recently on You Tube whilst looking for something else I came across a video that took me right back to my Sunday School days with Mrs Currie in Greenock Elim Church. This was the song the children were singing on … Continue reading

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I (We) NEED TO GO BEYOND MY (Our) BEST

Usually I try and get my piece for the Digest to Carolina by the beginning of the week and that is what I did this week, yet its Friday morning and here I am writing something for the Digest. I … Continue reading

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THERE IS A VERSE I WISH WASN’T IN THE BIBLE

So here’s a bit of a confession and like all confessions it carries a certain amount of guilt and shame. I did doctoral studies which included a large focus on leadership. My bookshelves have several rows packed with secular and … Continue reading

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OUR HEARTS MUST BE DEEPLY AFFECTED

 HEART DEEPLY AFFECTED Below is a section of a famous book called RELIGIOUS AFFECTIONS by the 18th century American Puritan Pastor, Jonathan Edwards. Edwards had a towering intellect and yet he writes that just intellectually knowing the truth will not … Continue reading

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SAINT JONAH’S: THE CHURCH OF THE UNINTERESTED AND UNINVOLVED?

    Preaching from Jonah last weekend this thought came to me but didn’t make into the sermon but I thought I should share it. Churches often call themselves after the biblical character who is their patron saint. The figure … Continue reading

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SAINT JONAH’S

THE CHURCH OF THE UNINTERESTED AND UNINVOLVED? Preaching from Jonah last weekend this thought came to me but didn’t make into the sermon but I thought I should share it. Churches often call themselves after the biblical character which is … Continue reading

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THE IMPORTANCE OF LOVE 

T This is the first of our extracts from classic devotional works during Lent we will post one a week for people to read and reflect. In this first one, John Wesley, the founder of Methodism, reflects on the importance … Continue reading

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LENT: WHAT ON EARTH IS THAT ALL ABOUT?

Lent starts this Wednesday and I have to confess that I have had a bit of a journey in my understanding of Lent. Growing up in a Pentecostal church in the West of Scotland meant that for me, “lent” was … Continue reading

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