It is one of the most basic statements, and assumptions – “I would believe in God if he showed himself”. I wrote this article in a for those of my non-believing friends who ask this question. Let me know what you think! If only God would show himself. It is widely assumed by many people today that they would of course believe in God if … Continue reading If Only God Would Show Himself
This week we have an end of year bonus for you – three for the price of two.. Firstly our morning service from last week. Then we had a stunning evening – I have read or heard Matthew 1:18-25 every Christmas for 50 years. You would think that there was nothing more to learn…and yet I learned so much from Sinclair’s sermon. And for a … Continue reading Christmas Services from St Peters – 2 Corinthians (David), Matthew 1 (Sinclair) and Luke 2 (Craig).
Happy Christmas! Yesterday we looked at the poverty of understanding in church and culture which turns Christmas into a twee tinsel mess of meaningless metaphor and clerical virtue signalling. Today on Christmas Day lets reflect on the real meaning. For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though he was rich, yet for your sake he became poor, so that you through … Continue reading The Real Christmas
I wrote the following ‘Christmas message’ as a reflection which the Free Church put on its website. I had not anticipated the take up by the press (so far as I aware the Scotsman, Herald, Evening Telegraph and Courier have run with it as a story), nor did I expect such a bitter response (of which more later). Anyway here is the full text of … Continue reading No Room for Jesus – A Christmas Message meets with a Bitter Response that Proves its Point!