Letter from the Manse (138)
Thought provoking, biblical, often topical but always worth a read!
When did you last give to charity? Perhaps it was when you were shopping on the high street. A collector was standing at the shop doorway shaking a box.
“Should a Christian woman wear jewellery?” I was asked that question recently by a member of the congregation. She had read an article which said that no Christian woman should wear jewellery, even a wedding-ring. So she wanted to know, did I agree?
What is the most important duty of a government - any government? The Bible makes it plain that a government has one duty that comes before all of them. Every government has a God-given duty to exercise justice.
We moved from North Wales when I was seven years old. But my memories of life there are very vivid. Plodding to school through the snow during the winter of 1963. How reliable are my memories?
A New Year. The year of our Lord 2017. What an exciting time this is to be alive! New churches are being planted every day in cities and in the remotest villages.