Tag Archives: Christmas

Midnight service talk – when the holy meets the unholy

One of the things I like most about the midnight service is the special sense of quiet which is almost holy. There’s something different about coming to church in the middle of the night. As I grew up in rural … Continue reading

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Unto us a child is born – kinetic typology.

My prayer at Christmas, that all the world might know and rejoice in the gift of a child; of the increase of his government and peace there will be no end. Joyeux Noël.

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Why do Christians love Christ?

It’s Christmas. Some people will ask, “What is all the fuss about? What’s so special about a baby in a manger?” 19th Century preacher C.H. Spurgeon gives us a few great reasons. He also says what a real Christian is: … Continue reading

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From the vicarage Dec 2010

Dear Brothers and sisters Advent is here again. The rush is on to make preparations for the season of goodwill. There are presents to buy, rooms to decorate, menus to plan, food to prepare, parties to arrange and friends to … Continue reading

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A Christmas Genealogy – Matthew’s begats

We loved this song in the Robbie household so much we bought the CD, Behold The Lamb Of God, twice. Isha has almost memorised the song, but gets a bit stuck on the generations close to Christ.  Have a joyful … Continue reading

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Salmond sucks life out of Scottish Christmas

The poor Scots. Things just go from bad to worse for the folk in my homeland. Alex Salmond, first minister of the Scottish Assembly, has sucked the life and joy out of Christmas by commissioning this miserable effort of a … Continue reading

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That’s Christmas

Take a few moments in all the hustle and bustle of Christmas to watch this:

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