Life & Work

December 2021

Christmas 2021
‘A Wonderful Gift’: How Church of Scotland ministers keep the eternal message of Christmas fresh again and again
The Moderator considers the message of Christmas carols
The Very Rev Albert Bogle reflects on the bitter-sweetness of a changing Christmas
Nativity in Lockdown: Young Members of Ayr: St James look back on last year’s ‘Bubble Nativity’
A new carol for Christian Aid

Our Man on Mars
Jackie Macadam learns about a new book by an East Lothian elder, imagining the first chaplaincy to Mars

Honouring God’s Name
In the second part of his study of the Lord’s Prayer, the Rev David Searle considers the importance of ‘Hallowed be thy name’

The Core Elements
The Very Rev Dr John Chalmers explains why kindness – and the counselling and support of CrossReach – are needed now more than ever

A Biblical Connection
John R Hume outlines the history of a Glasgow church overlooking the Clyde

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