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Tragedy in Lewis - A Pastoral Response

My phone has hardly stopped ringing over the past couple of days, with journalists from different news organisations desperate for information and ‘an informed opinion’ about the recent tragic death of Iain D Campbell.     2,238 more words

The Church In Scotland

Each His Own Task - Danny Artusio

“It is like a man away on a journey, who upon leaving his house and putting his slaves in charge, assigning to each one his task, also commanded the doorkeeper to stay on the alert.” 16 more words

Triumphant in Tribulation

But in all these things we overwhelmingly conquer through Him who loved us. For I am convinced that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor things present, nor things to come, nor powers, nor height, nor depth, nor any other created thing, will be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord. 6 more words

The Church

Peace, Peace

“‘When people fall down, do they not get up?
    When someone turns away, do they not return?
Why then have these people turned away?
    Why does Jerusalem always turn away? 1,305 more words

Life With Jesus

ADVENT: The Origins Of The Season, by Philip H. Pfatteicher

From Journey Into the Heart of God

There is an almost innate pattern in human behavior of fast before feast, preparation followed by celebration, anticipation and preparation leading to feasting, but otherwise the origins of the season of Advent are obscure.   790 more words


Popery, Psalms and Protestant Pharisees

“Q: Why doesn’t @theweeflea, director of Solas, have a single #Reformation tweet on or around #ReformationDay?”

This is the tweet that broke the camels back!

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St Peters

A CLOUD OF WITNESSES: Prayer And The Christian Way Of Life (Part Four), by Claire E. Wolfteich

From Lord, Have Mercy: Praying for Justice with Conviction and Humility

The Power and the Ambiguity

What these stories of the desert elders, Ignatius, and Teresa show is a common thread of the tradition: the centrality of prayer to the Christian way of life.   647 more words