Tag: Christianity

Joy!

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

New year, new story?

Sermon for Second Sunday of Christmas (Matthew 2.13-end) Preached at Saint Andrew’s Episcopal Church, St Andrews 1 January 2017 In Scotland, Hogmanay has traditionally been the bigger of the two December celebrations. No doubt some of us can remember the time when Christmas wasn’t even a public holiday this side of the border. Well when…

Thought for the Day

A wee while ago I was approached by BBC Radio Scotland and invited to have a go at being a contributor to Thought for the Day. It’s been great experience for me to learn how it’s put together and work with some of the team, and after a couple of trial runs and lots of guidance, this morning I gave…

Have you seen Jesus today?

Sermon for Easter Sunday dawn service 2016, on John 20:1-8, preached at the Ecumenical Service at the Church of St Mary on the Rock, St Andrews. I wonder, have you seen Jesus yet today? I’m not joking; have you seen him? And if not, why aren’t you off looking for him?

Clearing the Calais Jungle

Over the last few days, demolition teams have been at work in the so-called Jungle at Calais. Makeshift homes are being dismantled after a French court was persuaded to allow eviction of the people living there in conditions that have been said to be unsafe, unsanitary, and undignified. So what’s being offered is loads better, right?…