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What kind of Christians?

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Galatians 2:15-21 Luke 7:36-8:3 ’ere mate, you can’t you do that!  It’s against ’elf n safety, innit! The killjoys of our age are definitely Health and Safety, we love to demonise it.  It seems almost an obsession in this country to ban all manner of common sense things in the name of health and safety, […]

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St. Columba

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Jonah 3:1-5 Matthew 5:38-41 Mark 10:28-31 Today the church marks the feast day of an Irishman who was accused of theft and murder, but who brought Christianity to Scotland and half of England.  His name was Columba; he was born in Ireland in 521, and died in Scotland in 597.  Columba studied under the legendary […]

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Ever new insights

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Genesis 22:1-18 Acts 11:1-18 John 13:31-35 We live in days when we’re very concerned about child protection, and the story of Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice his son Isaac strikes most of us as particularly barbaric. How traumatic it must have been for poor little Isaac! But, if we can, let’s leave our own culture aside […]