29th May

2019

  Last week James and I had great fun attending my niece’s wedding at 13th century Eilean Donan Castle in the north-west of Scotland.  Fabulous location, breath-taking scenery and – of course – a wonderful bride and groom!  We had a great ...

31st Dec

2018

Tired of past failures? Hoping that 2019 will be better than 2018? Perhaps you need a new beginning. A man called Zacchaeus experienced a new beginning when he met Jesus Christ. The encounter with Jesus challenged him to turn from what he had been – ...

30th Jul

2018

An Old Testament character that fascinates me is the prophet Jonah.  In many ways, he’s not a particularly likeable character and probably not someone on whom you would want to model your life.  Nevertheless, the story of God’s dealings with him ...

10th Apr

2018

When I was in my first year of school, my teacher told me to stop talking in class.  “But I talk all the time at home”, I retorted.  I had yet to learn there was “a time to be silent and a time to speak” (Ecclesiastes 3:7).  I still enjoy ...

27th Feb

2018

Have you ever heard of dog and cat theology? I can’t remember exactly where I first heard about it, but it goes something like this. Dog theology: he feeds me, he cares for me, he protects me, he loves me – HE must be God. Cat theology: he feeds me, ...