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08.05.13

Letter from the Pastor

These are words spoken of the three disciples of the ‘inner circle’, Peter, James and John, who had just had the wonderful privilege and blessing of witnessing the Lord Jesus Christ’s transfiguration. Coming down the mountain, the Lord had ‘charged them that they should tell no man what things they had seen, till the Son of Man were risen from the dead.’ From the words of our text, we can ...read more →

02.03.13

Letter from the Pastor

I remember a Christian poster that was around when I was a student – a poster often hung up on the walls of Christian Union members’ rooms. If I recall correctly, it had the opening portion of the above, well known verse, written at the top of the poster which was of a wonderful scene from nature: a blue, placid lake reflecting perfectly the snow-capped mountains surrounding it. In short, it ...read more →

01.01.13

Message from the Pastor

We are still here. As one newspaper headline put it, ‘We survived.’  In the media there was quite a hoo-ha and a buzz with a corresponding amount of coverage given to the ancient Mayan ‘prophesy’ that the world would end on 21st December 2012 – at 11:11am to be precise. Even, I understand, movies were made, full of action and suspense, showing how this apocalyptic scene would unfold … and who ...read more →

15.11.12

Message from the Pastor

Moving back to Britain after a decade in South Korea has been something which has been full of surprises for us: some pleasant and joyful – such as the clear hand of the Lord in helping our moving out of Korea; others less so – such as the delay in getting hooked up by BT and our continuing carpet saga! We have also been surprised at how the UK has changed ...read more →

30.10.12

Message from the Pastor

“They do it to obtain a perishable crown, but we for an imperishable crown.”   1 Cor 9.25

As I sit to write this my last article as pastor, our nation is in the grip of Olympic fever. The “Greatest Show on Earth”, as the opening ceremony has been billed, is a week behind us. At present the daily headlines in Britain, and doubtless in much of the rest of the world, are dominated ...read more →

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