Letter from the Manse (136)
Thought provoking, biblical, often topical but always worth a read!
Another year... it seems to me to be a very healthy thing for us as Christians to set times to regularly review what has gone before, to make plans and to set aims for what lies ahead.
For thirty-one years I’ve preached week by week from the NIV. I’m expecting to do that for the last time on the Lord’s Day, 30th December. And then, the following Sunday, the NIVs will be packed away and we’ll be reading together from the ESV.
I've just returned from our first ever international study week! For five days I’ve sat with eight (occasionally nine) men around a table in a church building in Wetzlar, Germany. And together we’ve worked at understanding Philippians.
We call ourselves an evangelical church. No, you won’t find that word on our notice-board, but we’ve always been happy to identify ourselves in that way...
In case you hadn’t noticed, the Olympic Games are nearly upon us. In newspapers, magazines and other media outlets we are being reminded daily of their approach...