New Beginnings – a sermon

I was leading worship at St Andrew’s in Blantyre this morning while their minister Peter is off at a conference.  It was great to be there again, although we had a bit of a hymn tune issue which I thought was kinda funny.  It always amuses me when people don’t know a tune how quiet Read More …

Exile

It’s almost Christmas.  For many churches that means nativity plays and carol services.  For Dunfermline URC those will come later so this morning presented a bit of a challenge.  How to preach on Christmas… before it’s Christmas. This is what I came up with.  Your thoughts and comments are very welcome. Sermon Text (for those Read More …

Waiting – A Sermon

This week’s sermon, Waiting.  As usual your thoughts would be greatly appreciated! The sermon includes some words at the end which are not mine, but Jonny Baker’s from his book Alternative Worship.

Not The Religious Type on Something Beautiful

Last night I had the privilege of filling in for Thomas, the regular co-host of the Something Beautiful Podcast. Thomas is ill and so asked me if I could step in and chat with Jonathan about his interview with Dave Schmelzer, author of Not The Religious Type. Jonathan and Dave talk about stages of faith, Read More …