Today I’m doing something I’ve never done before; a guest post. Ciarán is a friend of mine and a fellow man in ministry in Scotland. Here he touches on some great books, some of which I’ve read and some that I haven’t. My name is Ciarán Kelleher. I am a Pastor-in-Training at St Andrews Free Church.Continue reading “Guest post: 5 books that have impacted me…”
As 2020 is coming just over the horizon maybe, like many Christians in the world, you’re thinking “What will I study in the Bible this year?” We spend so much time thinking about what we, as adults, do and study in our quiet times, but do we afford our children and young people the sameContinue reading “Study the Word…”
Suffering and pain are a part of life, aren’t they? Maybe it’s your suffering or that of a loved one but we all, to one degree or another, suffer in this life. As a pastor I often sit with people who are hurting, some from physical suffering, others with mental and spiritual suffering. People askContinue reading “Beyond the Big C”
I was in a shop yesterday and got into an interesting conversation with the shop keeper. The gentleman was a Sikh and we got chatting about the materialistic nature of Christmas today among other things. My wife said something along these lines “as Christians we believe that the real meaning of Christmas is Jesus Christ,Continue reading “Who is Jesus?”
The assessment of many Christians today is that, in the west at least, we live in a post-Christian society. Many people in the world think that they know what Christianity is, what Christians believe and who Jesus is. However, the minute you actually start sharing the gospel you’ll realise that people don’t really know allContinue reading “Are you taking Christ out of Christmas?”
Children’s Christmas books are important, they must be pleasing to the eyes, exciting for the children and faithful to Scripture. We wouldn’t settle for anything less when it comes to a book for adults, so why should we settle for less with children’s books?