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Being a liberal. The “persecution” of Tim Farron

I’ve read a great deal about Tim Farron in the last few days, following his resignation from being leader of the LibDems. He said that it was impossible to reconcile being a Christian with being a political leader. That is … Continue reading

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Goodbye Indyref 2, Goodbye HardBrexit. Beware the Scottish Tories.

One vote went the way I wanted it to yesterday – the same-sex marriage vote in the Scottish Episcopal Church. I hadn’t expected it, but I certainly hadn’t expected what happened in the second vote, ie the General Election. The … Continue reading

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Chess or Church?

CHESS OR CHURCH? As the Scottish Episocopal church engages with the question of same-sex marriage, there is another group within the Anglican communion who is prepraring to make some news in Edinbrugh today. Gafcom, the grouping of those who are … Continue reading

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Vengence is mine. Thoughts on the Manchester Bombing.

There is a horribly familiar feeling about the news from Manchester. Shocked but not surprised is perhaps the feeling. We are shocked by the horror of what happened, we grieve for the families whose future will be so very different … Continue reading

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Resurrection

I just want to share a wee story with you from today. A story which has melted my heart once again. It’s late on Easter night, I’ve been awake for far too long, and I’ve finally broken my lentern fast … Continue reading

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Easter Sermon

And So the Easter Season hits us once again, and it won’t be long before the children have crashed from their sugar rush and the champaigne has kicked in, and finally I can watch Doctor Who. It’s funny how something … Continue reading

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Sermon for Good Friday

GOOD FRIDAY SERMON Today is the day when we perform that most extraordinary, bizzarre twists that any religion could have chosen. We feel pity for our God. It’s unremitting, is Good Friday, this death of Jesus. The Gospels don’t spare … Continue reading

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