through the eyes of women

Dear friends, A few months ago, I was meeting some Arab Christian friends who run a pilgrimage agency, and they mentioned that they were interested in the possibility of developing a pilgrimage exclusively for women. The more we talked, the more enthusiastic I became about the idea, and at last, we have finalised an itinerary!…

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┬áto 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…