It was my turn on the URC’s daily devotions again this week, and my musings on Ruth 4 are reproduced below. You can read the devotion on the URC’s website here, and if you’d like to listen to it as a podcast, you can do that here. You can also subscribe to have these devotions … More Jer 23, Ps 80, Heb 11 PLUS Ruth 4 devotional!
This afternoon, in a rare moment of domesticity, I made bread. I’m about as effective in the kitchen as a butterfly in a sumo match, but technology helps me cheat, so the house has been filled for hours with the drool-worthy scent of warm D’oh. Sorry, dough. It came out of the bread maker 20 … More 1 Kings 19:4-8 & John 6:35, 41-51
Mothering Sunday is going to be … different … this year. No distributing bunches of daffodils to all the women in church. No visiting our aged mum and grandmums. No kids bouncing happily around giving out hand-made sticky things. And for a lot more folks than usual, Mothering Sunday will have unhappy associations because of … More Mothering Sunday and Holy Week
Now look at your hand. The palm is all the people in the church. Look around at them now, see who is there. Now think of all the different types of people who are not there. People who live nearby but are never in church, people who feel they don’t fit. These outsiders are the fingers of your hand. … More Activity – Outsiders In