A Christmas Sermon

Incarnation.  Taking on flesh.  God slipping into skin.  Or that wonderful image from John’s Gospel of the Word moving into the neighbourhood. What a amazing image.  Isn’t it? It’s hard to get your head around it though, that God would bother.  That God would be so vulnerable, so tiny, so frail, so dependant. There are Read More …

Christmas Greetings

Thank you to everyone who has read, lurked, commented and suggested over the past year.  It is a pleasure to share this journey with you all. I hope you all have a joyful Christmas and a peaceful New Year.

Merry Christmas!

The song of the angels to raise your sights, The smell of the shepherds to keep you well earthed, The journeying of the Magi to keep you on your pilgrim way, And fresh-born Christ-life to amaze you always. (URC Christmas Card 2008) Merry Christmas to you all.  Remember, give your presence this Christmas.


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 …