Minute from a Minister


23
Dec 2018

Have you ever wondered why we have Christmas trees at Christmas or why we celebrate it in December when we don’t know when Jesus was born or what Santa has to do with Christmas or why it is even called Christmas in the first place? There are a lot of things we do at Christmas time, but why do we do them? Here some really quick answers. Why do we have Christmas Trees? While it is hard to know when we first started using fir trees, most people agree on the symbolism.......

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16
Dec 2018

  As you well know, we are getting closer to my birthday. Every year there is a celebration in my honour and I think that this year the celebration will be repeated. During this time there are many people shopping for gifts, there are many radio announcements, TV commercials, and in every part of the world everyone is talking that my birthday is getting closer and closer. It is really very nice to know, that at least once a year, some people think of me. As you know, the celebration of my birthday......

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09
Dec 2018

If you’re like me you’ve wondered many times, ‘What can I get them for Christmas?’ Or, if people have asked you what you would like you’ve not know what to say. So, here are a few suggestions so that hopefully you’re not shopping late on Christmas Eve buying items that won’t really be wanted (or receiving them yourself if you don’t need them) — Could they benefit from a Bible? I.e. do they have a Bible of their own in a modern translation that hasn’t fallen apart? Because, remember what Spurgeon’s said,......

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02
Dec 2018

In the summer of 2006 I was walking down the main street where I lived with Lesley. We would often go for evening walks after work. It was a great time of exercise, conversation and just being with my wife. One evening as we walked down the main street, enjoying our conversation, I felt a painful sting on the back of my leg, heard a voice call out from a car driving by and saw a man hanging out of a car window. What I felt was an egg hitting my leg......

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