March 26, 2017

Posted on March 26, 2017 by Jim McNeil

The Inconvenient Question.

John 9: 1-12 & 13-34.


We live in a time of independent enquiries.

Infants gets cremated in an Aberdeen crematorium and the parents are told that there is not enough ashes to give to the pare...

March 19, 2017

Slaves or prostitutes?

Exodus 17: 1-7. John 4: 5-42.


Hands up those who remember an 1980’s series called The Equalizer? Can you remember who starred in it?

Yes, Edward Woodward.

Well last week I noticed that they had made a film of the series starring Denzel Washing...

March 12, 2017

It Goes Without Saying


Before we start this service I want to thank two writers, Randolph Richards and Brandon O’Brien for their book, Misreading Scripture, and a concept that they put in my head.

And the concept is, that there are things that...

March 12, 2017

Hard to believe

John 3: 1-21.


Probably one of the most famous sentences of the Bible is in this passage   John 3: 16, ‘For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him may not die but have eternal life...

March 12, 2017

I Can’t Believe adapted from Edmund Banyard

There are so many things I can’t believe.

I can’t believe that the universe exists purely by chance, without plan, design or purpose.

I can’t believe that the sum of human history is nothing but a struggle where those best able...

March 5, 2017

Who do you think I am?

Matthew 3:16-4:11 & Matthew 16:13-20.


It is the first week of Lent, that time when we prepare ourselves for Easter.

A time of reflection on who Jesus is, what he came to do, why he come to do it, and what that all means to us as we live our li...

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