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Every moment has meaning

Sermon preached at St Anne’s Dunbar, Sunday 3rd Sept 2017                                                                                

Romans 12:9-21; Matthew 16:21-28

Every moment has meaning.

Imagine the scene: a villa in Tuscany. Family and friends are gathered on a warm veranda as the sun sets. There’s an aroma of sweet, ripe tomatoes, basil and garlic from the local market. A murmur of conversation rises as the group tuck into fresh, delicious food and savour one another’s company. All is right with the world. Read more

The Common Good

It was my turn to offer a Thought for the Day on Radio Scotland again today. This is what I said: Read more

No Man’s Land

Easter Saturday is an odd day. Every year I try to journey through the events of Holy Week faithfully, to wait at the foot of the cross as Jesus is crucified.  Every year I fail in one way or another. Every year I remember that this is part of the point: I am human, and my inability to remain faithful to God is why Christ died for me.

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We need to talk about death

A guest blog I wrote for the Anglican Communion News Service (click on image to read)

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Joy!

Early start this morning – a wee trip to Dundee for BBC Radio Scotland Thought for the Day. Here’s what I said: Read more