Category Archives: Current Message

From the Minister……

Three Perspectives on Easter Here are three perspectives on Easter, written by three very different but very insightful thinkers. Take a look at them, pick one or two to work on this Eastertide, and see if they can lead you … Continue reading

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September / October 2011 Message from the Minister

A Warning Ignored! FEAR.  That’s the mood of the country according to Dr Rowan Williams, Archbishop of Canterbury, in a recent article for the New Statesman.  But it wasn’t just the fear of  Government spending cuts about which the Archbishop … Continue reading

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Earlier this month, May, Cardinal Keith O’Brien, Archbishop of Edinburgh, wrote a strident article in the newspapers urging Christians  to become much more aggressive against the secular society in which we live and those who encompass atheism in particular. As … Continue reading

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From the Minister…. February & March 2011

“Thank goodness, it’s over! ” But, is it ? Every year, it’s the same. Come the beginning of January someone will tell me how much they have enjoyed their Christmas celebration and end up by saying “but thank goodness, it’s … Continue reading

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“We are all in this together!” So said David Cameron and George Osborne at the time of the recent Election. They were referring of course to the ongoing financial crisis our country is facing.  Since then, the Coalition Government has … Continue reading

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September Manse Message

September.  Already?  The beginning of the Church year. Yes, I know that’s really Advent – but that’s the ‘theological’ year; I’m talking about the ‘practical’ one, when organisations begin again, the winter routine falls into place and Christmas looms large … Continue reading

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Manse Message for Summer 2010

Publication deadlines mean that I am writing this the day before the General Election. Huge uncertainty exists regarding its likely outcome. A ‘hung parliament’ being touted as the most probable result with no one party gaining overall majority. Whatever the … Continue reading

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