Tomorrow is Pentecost. Since the beginning of December Christians have reflected on the first and second comings of Jesus, of the humility of his life and the triumph of his death and death and resurrection. After Pentecost the remainder of the Church year is spent in what is termed Ordinary Time. It may seem that …

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The soft and transitional season that Charles Dickens characterised as being both the ‘best of times’ and the ‘worst of times’ is described by Peter Steinke as an age of ‘Uproar’. Steinke addresses the nature of leadership in a concise book titled Uproar – Calm Leadership In Anxious Times. Just as Douglas Adams’ fictional (to …

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Part of worship at MGPC each week involves memorisation of a Bible verse, usually month by month. With online videos replacing our weekly worship I needed a verse to include in place of the ones presented by our regular presenters. Enter Randall Goodgame from Slugs and Bugs, whose songs I (and mine) have loved for …

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