Monthly Archives: December 2020

DO YOU NEED TO LEARN TO LAMENT?

Growing up in Scotland a lament to me, was a sad sorrowful tune that was played on the bagpipes usually at the War Memorial. When I started Biblical Studies, I discovered “lament” was a category of Psalms and some other … Continue reading

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THE MYSTERY OF CHRISTMAS

Many of us this year won’t be able to carry on with our usual Christmas traditions. I want to share with you one of my Christmas traditions that is immune from COVID restrictions. I have a book of Christmas devotions … Continue reading

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MY THREE MOST USEFUL BOOKS OF 2020 FOR CHURCH LEADERSHIP

I buy and read a lot of books and 2020 has been no exception. In fact, because of lockdowns I have probably read more than usual. I have been trying to think of what books I have found most useful, … Continue reading

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It’s TIME TO TESTIFY!

The LORD is good to all; he has compassion on all he has made.  All you have made will praise you, O LORD; your saints will extol you.  They will tell of the glory of your kingdom and speak of … Continue reading

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WHERE IS YOUR FESTIVE FOCUS ?

My social media feeds at the moment are full of people moaning about and grieving over Christmas this year. Back in the UK friends are working out which COVID “tier” they live and its implications for their celebrations. People are … Continue reading

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VACCINE FOR FRUSTRATION

A few years I was having some counselling and the psychologist encouraged me to come to our meetings with a word written down that best summarised my emotions during the week that had just gone by. I am pretty certain … Continue reading

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