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03
Feb

Unless the Lord Builds

“When we work, we work. When we pray then God can work”. When I moved to York in 1965 we came to one of the twelve ‘redundant’ churches in that […]

02
Jan

Preach Christ Crucified!

An old man was fishing. He pulled in one trout after another. The other men working farther downstream were not doing so well. One of them stood by watching. Finally […]

20
Dec

Why All This Pain?

I have never liked pain. But then who does?  I have quite a low threshold for pain, and I remember the first time I heard that people with leprosy could […]

05
Dec

What Battledress Are You Wearing?

When David, the shepherd boy, set out to confront Goliath, he nearly collapsed under the heavy, complicated coat of armor provided for him by King Saul (1 Samuel 17:38, 39). […]

11
Nov

God’s Existence Is Self-Evident

We are now closer to Christmas in November, but let me talk about something from the Easter story that has often struck me.  In the Garden of Gethsemane, before Pilate, […]

09
Nov

How Are You Fulfilling Your Destiny?

To live without fulfilling your destiny is to be similar to the Dead Sea in Israel. It exists, but nothing can live in it. No fish can swim in it.  […]

05
Aug

ALLOW GOD TO BLEND THEM ALL

Butter by itself doesn’t taste very good. Nutmeg by itself doesn’t taste very good. Flour by itself doesn’t taste very good. Salt by itself doesn’t taste very good. None of […]

06
Jul

TRUSTING IN THE WRONG MAN/THING

There was this rather wicked, two-faced woman who murdered an individual. And though she had often done wrong on previous occasions and had always gotten away with it, the court […]

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