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This sermon was for when I preached as Sole Nominee at Sandyford Henderson Memorial Church

It was really encouraging when I discovered that, for most of this year, you have been learning from the gospel of John, as this is also where we have been preaching from in Baljaffray. Although I believe...

A simple Christmas poem that I wrote for the Baljaffray Parish Church Christmas Eve service.

Away in a manger, no crib for a bed,
The little Lord Jesus, lay down His sweet head,
But the babe became a boy,
And the boy became a teen,
And the teen became a man,
Pleased as man with man to dwe...

Back at the end of January 2020, a couple of months before the Covid-19 lockdown began here in the UK, I preached a sermon entitled "Sabbath and Time." At the time we were just at the beginning of a series on Sabbath, based in part on Stephen Swodoba's book "Subversive Sabbath". Sadly, I did not p...

Introduction

The spread of the coronavirus/covid-19 across the world has, in many countries including (as I write) the UK, led to various stages of lockdown which have included church gatherings. Many churches have been scrabbling around patching together knowledge and equipment to produce content...

Introduction

Following on from the work detailed in my previous post here are some details on a couple more tweaks that, whilst a little more advanced, add some important functionality.

Callbacks

 The Problem

Although I provided a refresh button on the administration page, I wanted to hav...

Luke 2:22-40

Part 1 - Now

Good morning. I hope you’ve all had a wonderful Christmas. I spent what will likely be my last non-working Christmas Day for a while at my in-laws. Did anyone get some good presents?

Now, I wonder if anyone was particularly holy, and got a book like this?

I didn’t...