posted: 21 Nov 2010
just got back this evening from a speaking engagement at Moffat. It was a wonderful opportunity to tell a whole new group of people about the work of the Vine Trust. I got back into Bo'ness just in time to catch up with Craig Hannah one of our church voluntary youth workers who does an amazing job drawing alongside young musicians and mentoring them.
Tonight he has 5 bands playing in the church hall....
posted: 20 Nov 2010
I'm watching BBC Children in Need tonight. It is so moving to hear the amazing stories about wonderful resilient children in the UK who are facing daunting challenges but who non the less live their lives with such courage and hope that it is such an inspiration.
I find myself full of admiration for the many thousands of people who contribute to the Children in Need Charity. Thanks top their support we in Bo'ness have been able to establish a brilliant family...
posted: 19 Nov 2010
I've been preparing some of the material for the next Sanctuary First Service which is coming up on the 5 December. The Theme is " Don't put the light out" The theme is all about not allowing ourselves to become despondent when we are facing hard and challenging situations. The thing is we can't always change our circumstances but we need to realise that the backdrop can change. Our mindset can change. Above all we need to realise we have a great God who is always...