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CHRISTIAN VIEWPOINT: Rejoicing together in God’s bigness and love can bring an oasis of refreshment

14 April 2024
CHRISTIAN VIEWPOINT: Rejoicing together in God’s bigness and love can bring an oasis of refreshment

CHRISTIAN VIEWPOINT: Rejoicing together in God’s bigness and love can bring an oasis of refreshment

14 April 2024

Business leader advises to live lives unashamedly unsegmented, says our columnist.


CHRISTIAN VIEWPOINT: Norma is there to help people ‘live until they die’

07 April 2024
CHRISTIAN VIEWPOINT: Norma is there to help people ‘live until they die’

CHRISTIAN VIEWPOINT: Norma is there to help people ‘live until they die’

07 April 2024

She visits each bedside, encouraging people with life-limiting conditions to talk about thoughts, hopes and fears they may have, says our columnist.


CHRISTIAN VIEWPOINT: Bad stuff is time-limited; love will heal problems

24 March 2024
CHRISTIAN VIEWPOINT: Bad stuff is time-limited; love will heal problems

CHRISTIAN VIEWPOINT: Bad stuff is time-limited; love will heal problems

24 March 2024

In the end the Prince of Peace in whose front-line we stand shoulder-to-shoulder will overcome, says our columnist.


CHRISTIAN VIEWPOINT – The woman who told us: 'Without love we cannot live'

10 March 2024
CHRISTIAN VIEWPOINT – The woman who told us: 'Without love we cannot live'

CHRISTIAN VIEWPOINT – The woman who told us: 'Without love we cannot live'

10 March 2024

The 'All shall be well…' message came from the deep-rooted faith of a remarkable woman.


CHRISTIAN VIEWPOINT: Faith is not simply about adhering to certain beliefs

25 February 2024
CHRISTIAN VIEWPOINT: Faith is not simply about adhering to certain beliefs

CHRISTIAN VIEWPOINT: Faith is not simply about adhering to certain beliefs

25 February 2024

He has a God-given gift of drawing close to people and sharing the Christian good news, says our columnist.


CHRISTIAN VIEWPOINT: Work reflects conviction that God cares for us

18 February 2024
CHRISTIAN VIEWPOINT: Work reflects conviction that God cares for us

CHRISTIAN VIEWPOINT: Work reflects conviction that God cares for us

18 February 2024

Christians believe God is the source of wisdom to both discern what is happening, and understand how to respond, says our columnist.


CHRISTIAN VIEWPOINT: These days, we look despairingly for messiahs

11 February 2024
CHRISTIAN VIEWPOINT: These days, we look despairingly for messiahs

CHRISTIAN VIEWPOINT: These days, we look despairingly for messiahs

11 February 2024

Our columnist asks: Who will break the hold of the unjust powers and systems which oppress us?


CHRISTIAN VIEWPOINT: Called to shine a light through acts of creativity

26 November 2023
CHRISTIAN VIEWPOINT: Called to shine a light through acts of creativity

CHRISTIAN VIEWPOINT: Called to shine a light through acts of creativity

26 November 2023

‘And God said “Let there be light”,’ the choir intones. ‘And there was light.’ And on the final word, a powerful explosion of rich sound erupts.


CHRISTIAN VIEWPOINT: Teaching resource is a joyful take on faith in life

29 October 2023
CHRISTIAN VIEWPOINT: Teaching resource is a joyful take on faith in life

CHRISTIAN VIEWPOINT: Teaching resource is a joyful take on faith in life

29 October 2023

Presenter Alex MacQueen says “it’s like a key that unlocks the door to something huge and mysterious,” as her car drives across a remote terrain.


CHRISTIAN VIEWPOINT: Climate emergency reminds us everything is interrelated

27 August 2023
CHRISTIAN VIEWPOINT: Climate emergency reminds us everything is interrelated

CHRISTIAN VIEWPOINT: Climate emergency reminds us everything is interrelated

27 August 2023

We know that despite multiple conflicts, there is but one human race, says columnist John Dempster.


Highland novel Electricity sparks thoughts on love and beauty

02 July 2023
Highland novel Electricity sparks thoughts on love and beauty

Highland novel Electricity sparks thoughts on love and beauty

02 July 2023

The novel shows the blessings of relishing the present, like =birds who sing at daybreak ‘as if every new dawn is a surprise to them, needing a song’.


'At my age, do I sometimes wonder if death is, after all, the end?'

21 May 2023
'At my age, do I sometimes wonder if death is, after all, the end?'

'At my age, do I sometimes wonder if death is, after all, the end?'

21 May 2023

John Dempster reveals why he is excited about his 71st birthday – and acknowledges the mental health challenges he has faced down the years.


CHRISTIAN VIEWPOINT: Modern monarchy does contrast with King Jesus

06 May 2023
CHRISTIAN VIEWPOINT: Modern monarchy does contrast with King Jesus

CHRISTIAN VIEWPOINT: Modern monarchy does contrast with King Jesus

06 May 2023

Tomorrow’s coronation, its symbolism drawing on centuries of tradition, is at heart a Christian ceremony.


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