Perhaps, like me, you’re warily happy & hopeful about Kanye West’s conversion to Christ and latest album ‘Jesus is King’. I love the “Airpool Karaoke” video, in which James Corden hitches a plane-lift with Kanye & his acapella singing gospel-choir. Corden’s clever clumsy-chumsy chat frees Kanye […]
Who’s afraid of The Holy Ghost? Halloween throws up myriad images designed to scare, including ghosts, ghouls, goblins & gremlins. People’s understanding of the word ‘ghost’ has changed significantly over the years, such that it’s no longer helpful to describe the third dimension to God’s personality and […]
Wowza, Wowza, Wowza!!! What a rich variety of colours, cultures, characters, callings and creativity, oozes from and overflows this Glesga World Church: St Rollox Parish Church of Scotland. Around 50% of Sighthill tenants are asylum seekers or refugees, of which many now call St Rollox their […]
‘Thomas Cook’ (1808- 92) was an extraordinary self-made man, recognised as a ‘Father of Travel’, who took pride in making travel more affordable. This down-to-earth Baptist preacher and entrepreneur had myriad occupations, businesses, successes, sorrows and setbacks. He once declared bankruptcy, and lost his daughter on […]
First hearing about PM Boris ‘proroguing’ parliament, I wondered if it had something to do with ‘Pierogis’, Stuffed Dumplings! “Fair definition, Neil” you might say. Of course, now we all know that ‘Proroguing Parliament’ is ‘asking for it to be suspended or extended’.
Whatever our personal perspective […]