Letter from David Robertson

Brothers and Sisters,  A couple of weeks ago we saw that one of the messages of Covid is a call to repentance and prayer.  This week let’s reflect on another message. Covid reminds us that … Read More

Letter from John Woodhouse

Dear friends What a year 2020 has been! All of us (some more than others, no doubt, but all of us) have felt the distress of the threats to life, livelihoods and health. Droughts, fires, … Read More

Letter from David Robertson

Brothers and Sisters, I have a new motto. “Life is surreal, Christ is real”. Many times I hear people sounding confused and concerned about what is going on with Covid and indeed many other issues. Sometimes we … Read More

Letter from David Robertson

Brothers and Sisters, Sometimes I find that secular commentators can be more ‘prophetic’ and clearer in their analysis than many ‘Christian’ ones.  I recently read a book by the French philosopher Bernard-Henri Lévy entitled The … Read More

Letter from John Woodhouse

Dear friends Has the resurrection of Jesus made a difference to your prayers? A strange question, but on the night before he died, Jesus said to his followers: … you have sorrow now, but I … Read More

Letter from David Robertson

Brothers and Sisters, I hope you are as excited about getting back to physically meeting together as I am. The church is the ecclesia – that is the assembly. Assembling online is not the same … Read More

Letter from John Woodhouse

Dear friends, How gentle and kind is God in his urging us to pray! Peter presents the simple but deeply moving motivation to cast our anxieties on him: “because he cares for you” (1 Peter … Read More

Letter from David Robertson

Brothers and Sisters, Jesus gives us a wonderful idea in John 17:13 when he talks about his followers having ‘the full measure of my joy within them”. Perhaps ‘joy’ is not the primary emotion you … Read More

Letter from John Woodhouse

Dear friends If we do not pray when we are in need, or when we are aware of others in need, then we are failing to honour God as God. Is he or is he … Read More

Letter from David Robertson

Brothers and Sisters,   How time flies when you are enjoying yourself! This Monday we will have the last of our weekly online cafes – although I hope it will not be the last one … Read More

Letter from John Woodhouse

Dear friends As we return to online church for a while (not too long I hope), it is good to remember how much cannot be hindered by restrictions on our movements or our meeting. There … Read More

Letter from David Robertson

Brothers and Sisters,   Apparently, it’s winter.   It’s 15 degrees, there is a wee bit of wind and rain and people are complaining about the cold. For us Scots this is what we call summer! … Read More