After the novelty of lockdown, many people’s spirits have dipped, and moods darkened. Coming to terms with the loss of freedom, work, schedules, seeing family & friends face to face, and the need for new routines, with which to survive & thrive, often involves sinking before we […]
So how are your Coronavirus sensitivity levels faring? Responsibly handwashing, keeping body fluids to yourself & encouraging others to do the same, without jumping onto the panic bandwagon? Yesterday in church we encouraged everyone to give fist-bumps, elbow-knocks or foot-taps instead of handshakes, hugs or kisses. […]
Described by one critic as “deliciously creepy perversity” in his fictitious portrayal of Roman Emperor Commodus in the box office smash ‘Gladiator’, Joaquin Phoenix has managed to express and explore numerous troubled characters in his distinguished film career. For me his speech last night on receiving […]
‘Identity, Belonging & Purpose’ (‘IBP’)are 3 deeply human values and needs. The questions “Who am I? Where do I fit? What am I living for?” confront us in periods of adolescence, mid-life, retirement, ill health, bereavement, divorce, empty nest, and between: jobs, homes, clubs, churches, friendships, […]
“Why so many religions?” was the focus of our capable trainee assistant David Hume, on Sunday morning (view on Fullarton Connexions’ Facebook page 26/1/20 livestream). He found it hard to prepare for but was helpfully humble, clear, concise, cogent & personal.
David compared Christianity to 4 major […]