Marks of Mission

Last week I had the privilege of offering a bible study session at the TISEC summer school.  As co-ordinator for our diocese I take my turn at this.  Those of us involved are invited to stay over at St Mary’s Monastery Kinnoull for 24 hours or so, joining in the worship and attending any presentations […]

Reflecting at Lochgilphead

Bishop Kevin and the CDO both enjoyed the hospitality of the Mid Argyll folk at Christ Church Lochgilphead yesterday.  The Bishop preached on Abraham’s obedience in taking Isaac for sacrifice, spared at the last moment by God’s provision.  Talk about a cliffhanger! God asked ‘one thing more’ of Abraham and God always gives one thing […]

Opening the Door

      At St Paul’s Rothesay we’re keeping the church open on Wednesdays throughout the summer.  It’s the day we have a quiet mid-day service of Holy Communion so it makes sense to keep it open then.  The sandwich board outside invites people to ‘Come in and see’.  We take turns to be there, offering an […]

The stamp of great price*

  I wonder if the anonymous buyer of the most expensive stamp in the world sold all his/her possessions in order to own it?   A British Guiana 1 cent Magenta changed hands for 5 ½ million pounds last week.  Will the new owner have to eat beans on toast for their remaining days in order […]