Glasgow Cathedral And The Jubilee Invokes Memories

posted: 9 Jul 2012 comments: 4category:

Let me continue with last week's story this week. Hopefully, I'll catch up with the rest of this week in a day or two. You can imagine that there is a tremendous amount of planning that goes into a Royal Service at the Cathedral. I must pay tribute to all the people who participated from the police to the Cathedral staff. Bill Shedden the Cathedral Beadle was particularly helpful to me on the day. We got on well especially, when we discovered we had lived around the...
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Hope Returns!

posted: 31 May 2012 comments: 2category:

Being a minister of the Gospel is a great privilege. Yesterday I had the unique opportunity to preach at the Scottish War Memorial in Edinburgh Castle. This is a service that takes place every year. It is a chance to remember and support in prayer all those who carry with them the wounds and scars of war and who feel the loss and pain of bereavement. It is a special service in that it seeks to highlight Scots who have given the greatest sacrifice of all. While there is...
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The hidden image of God crucified.

posted: 20 Mar 2012 comments: 0category:

This article is a response to the meditation found on the front page of A few years ago I came across the term "keek a boo" theology. It is all about understanding the hidden yet revealed nature of God. We have all played the game "hide and seek", "keek a boo" theology highlights one aspect of this encounter. We have all seen a father or a mother hide behind a curtain the quickly appear, hide, then appear. the child keeps looking in...
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The Cross and the Clock

posted: 28 Feb 2012 comments: 3category:

20120228-000124.jpg Everything happens in God's time. I locked the door of the church last night and handed the congregation over to the leadership of my good friend Peter Neilson. What a great day of celebration Sunday turned out to be. First of all it was wonderful to have Elisa back again on the keyboards and Jimmy and Ian back to help with the worship. We are blessed with our current worship group Graeme Trudie and Craig however having some additional musicians added to the excitement...
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The Pocket Cross.

posted: 15 Feb 2012 comments: 0category:

[caption id="attachment_3997" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Made by Douglas Farmer"][/caption]The picture you see is of a cross that was given to me on Sunday by a member of the congregation who spent hours carving and honing this little piece of wood. It fits into your hand almost like a glove. "I made it for you to carry in your pocket" my friend said as he pressed it into my hand. I know its only a piece of wood, I know it has no magical powers but its a...
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