Good news at Christmas

More than 2,000 years ago a child was born in Bethlehem who would change the world. There is probably not a country on earth whose people have never heard the name of Jesus, and at least a few details about his life. He came with a message of peace, truth and hope for the Jewish... Continue Reading →

A matter of urgency

"The evidence is now overwhelming", says retired pathologist, Dr Roger Hodkinson, in an interview with journalist, Anna Brees. Dr Hodkinson believes that if politicians move away from the misinformation to which they have been subscribing over the last twelve months they could still get re-elected. What has been happening is nothing short of criminal. If... Continue Reading →

The autumn fall (of masks)

On Sunday, instead of going to church, I spent half an hour cycling round the locality, looking for discarded face-masks. Five were found. My church, All Saints, if I ever go again, is in Small Heath, Central Birmingham. Small Heath is the litter capital of Europe, perhaps even the world. This article, about waste-warriors in... Continue Reading →

My favourite hymn – How Great Thou Art

There are so many renditions of this great hymn I am spoilt for choice. In the end I arbitrarily chose the Reynoldsburg United Methodist church version, made special by vocalists Jennifer Franko and Kenny Phillips, who harmonise beautifully. Unlike more popular versions it is not recorded in a studio but during Sunday worship. And as... Continue Reading →

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