Who is best placed to tell us about Jesus Christ? The obvious answer is, an eyewitness. And that is what the apostle John claims to be. Almost certainly it was John who wrote the gospel named after him. Then towards the end of his life he wrote a letter to Christians who were anxious about what they believed. Other teachers were beginning to advance new ideas that claimed to be ‘the truth’. This led to doubts and divisions. John wrote to reassure them about the message they had heard and believed. In an age when there is a wide variety … Continue reading ‘I was there’
We live in a world where people are looking for leaders. Here in London, a mayoral election is due in May. Across the Atlantic, Americans are wondering who they will have to choose from in the next presidential campaign. Whatever … Continue reading Someone to believe in
What is Christmas all about? There may be debates about the pre-Christian origins of the festival. Modern celebrations often lead to post-Christian excess. But there are still many who draw great spiritual blessing from thoughtful consideration of the events surrounding … Continue reading The Christmas Spirit
We called our church ‘Hope’ for a very simple reason – everybody needs it! I was reminded of that by the words of an Indian railway … Continue reading Hope!