what do you believe?

I haven’t published a sermon for a long time.  They’re available on the St Ninian’s website but it felt like following the events of the last weeks and months this was something that needed said.  You can listen and the text is below. [podbean resource=”episode=ss7dk-93db5f” type=”audio-rectangle” height=”100″ skin=”1″ btn-skin=”107″ share=”1″ fonts=”Helvetica” auto=”0″ download=”0″ rtl=”0″] A Read More …

A Pentecost Sermon

This is my sermon from today, Pentecost 2013, preached at Dunfermline United Reformed Church.  The readings the sermon is based on are Acts2:1-21 and John 14:8-17. As always, your comments and thoughts are very welcome.

redemption stories

redemption stories is a collection of stories. There are words, pictures and verse, but all of them tell a story — a redemption story. We received input from Adele Sakler, Ben & Joy Thomas, Laura Bridge, Jason Duke, Adam Howie, Christine McIntosh, Trent Yaconelli, Emma Boyd, Angus S. Mathie, Paula Spur, Avril Cutler, Emma Boyd Read More …

Gerry Hanan

This week on the Something Beautiful Podcast I speak with my good friend Gerry Hanan. Gerry grew up in Ireland where his dad owned a toy shop and he went to the same school as U2.  That wasn’t enough adventure for him though so he now lives with his wife and kids in Austin, Texas, Read More …

Goosebumps & Justice on Something Beautiful

Photo by Thomas Mathie The Something Beautiful podcast gets all reflective for Advent. We’ve roped in our better halves to bring you words crafted by a variety of  talented people, including Jonny Baker and Roddy Hamilton, and music from So Elated, Adeline and others.  We’ve borrowed it all and arranged it in a neatly wrapped Read More …

Holy Land Reflections on Something Beautiful

My co-hosts on the Something Beautiful Podcast, Jonathan and Thomas, asked Avril and I to share some reflections on our recent trip to the Holy Land for this week’s episode of the podcast.  So, if you want to hear more about what we were up to and our thoughts on our trip then listen here.

musical interlude

Every once in a while the Something Beautiful Podcast takes a break from talk and gets all musical. This time it was my turn to curate an hour of music (all of it found online and licensed under creative commons) for your enjoyment.  For those of you who didn’t know, I used to be a Read More …