posted: 20 Aug 2014
I spent most of the morning on my knees picking weeds out of the gravel in my driveway. I always feel there is something therapeutic about weeding. Its like the prayers of confession. IWe ask God to pick the weeds of sin out of your life. And often in prayer God forces us metaphorically and sometime physically to be on our knees sorting out the mess we've made on the path of life.
Of course you have to get yourself into the frame of mind to do it the weeding and...
posted: 18 Apr 2014
Today was a glorious day. A small number of us from various churches in the town walked around Bo'ness with a large cross. It was quite a special experience. The sun was shining the sky was blue and the conversations we were having were interesting and at times challenging.
We had a number of opportunities to stop and speak with people on the road. We even prayed with a man who shared with us that he had an alcohol problem and was looking for help. We were able to...
posted: 29 Jan 2014
In my last post I was talking about a number of 'firsts' that I’ve been involved with recently. Well, the next 'first' I want to talk about is the launch of the 'Sanctuary First App'. I'm delighted that the Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland launched the App from St Andrew's Church in Bo'ness last Sunday evening.
I believe we may well be the first church or certainly among the first in Scotland to launch an App. Sanctuary First is designed...