home

A couple of weeks into my deputation, I saw a tweet by someone ... a priest somewhere ... someone I don't know in real life ... but whose words resonated deeply: 'Home is where you are loved'. I wrestle with the question I am often asked: 'Where is home for you?' It's usually posed in…

deputation

Dear ones, I am sorry for the silence here recently. Since Easter, the time has passed in a whirlwind, as I've been preparing to come¬†to Scotland for the General Assembly and a month of deputation, during which I'll be traveling to the presbyteries which have been supporting me and my work over the past year…

holy week in the holy land

The temperature has been rising in Tiberias this week. A couple of days it has been 30C or above. And with the heat has come the humidity, that dense heaviness that elsewhere would signal a thunderstorm. But over the past couple of days, no rain has appeared. I've been popping ibuprofen every few hours to…

we are one body

A new heart I will give you, and a new spirit I will put within you; and I will remove from your body the heart of stone and give you a heart of flesh. --¬†Ezekiel 36.26 Earlier this week, I visited House of Grace, the prisoner rehabilitation centre in Haifa, with a friend from Scotland.…