Elders’ Blog

16
Jul

A prayer for Hillview and Kintore

Paul E. Miller in A Praying Life says “Prayer is nothing but talking to God.” Simple? I suspect if you’re anything like me you probably find prayer anything but simple. […]

07
May

Lean on me (or someone…)

I have been really struck by the number of “missing person” posts on social media recently – including, of course, some very high profile local stories. As you will know, […]

08
Mar

The blessings of mission

Dear church family! I wanted to use this elder’s blog to share a bit about the mission trip to South Africa last year and my reflections on our time away. We’ve […]

20
Feb

Walking humbly

At the start of this year I was reading through Daniel. Towards the end of the book Daniel is praying for the nation of Israel. I was struck by the […]

28
Dec

Connecting with God in 2019

Isn’t it wonderful to know that God never once left you in 2018, and He never will in 2019. You can count on that, no matter what comes. (Ps. 73:25-26) […]

13
Nov

Strength for the battle

One with Christ I will encounter Harm and hatred for his name But mine is armour for this battle Strong enough to last the war And he has said he […]

10
Sep

Face to face

One thing I love to do when I’m on holiday is read the paper. Each day I’ll buy a copy of the Times and look to read it throughout the […]

04
Jul

‘Think about the things of heaven…’

Colossians 3:2-3; New Living Translation (NLT) 2 Think about the things of heaven, not the things of earth. 3 For you died to this life, and your real life is hidden with […]

06
Jun

Almost Persuaded

I’m guessing, like me, you were captivated by the eloquence, clarity and gospel challenge of Michael Curry’s sermon at the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Although the expressions […]

10
May

Compassion in Kenya

In February of this year, Compassion UK gave me and some other pastors the wonderful blessing of a few days in Kenya to try and catch a glimpse of how […]

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