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The good old days

Nothing wrong with getting nostalgic at Christmas, is there? Do you remember the feel of that thin, shiny foil Christmas…

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Coming home for Christmas

The nights may be dark and long and the weather wintery but the journeying home for Christmas is usually fully…


This year has been dark, yet after…

The year 2020 has been lived in ‘darkness and the shadow of death’. The whole world has been plunged into…


Are you going to miss Christ this…

During the 1930s depression a small town on the east coast of the USA held a public meeting to discuss…


A question of trust

The year 2020 has raised many issues of trust. Can we trust the government? What’s their strategy? Haven’t they flip-flopped…

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Christ Victorious: Selected Writings of Hugh Martin
Hugh Martin

Hugh Martin (1822–1885) was one of those 19th century Scottish theologians whose published works have stood the test of time. With good reason, for his works are consistently sound, reverent, edifying, and challenging to mind and heart. This is a…

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The Westminster Standards for Today
Kevin Bidwell

It is probably true to say that the Westminster Assembly’s Confession of Faith and Larger and Shorter Catechisms have become the best known but least read subordinate standards in Presbyterian churches the world over. Indeed, late 19th and early 20th…

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How Shall They Hear: Why non-preachers need to know what preaching is
Ryan McGraw

There are so many books about preaching on the market and here is yet another one. However this one comes with a difference, as its focus is on the hearers of preaching rather than on those who preach. As the…

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Church life — Its nature, privileges, demands and blessings
Paul E. Brown

‘Whose church is it? How should it then order itself?’ We live in days when ‘God’s / Christ’s’, and, ‘according to the Scriptures’ are sadly not always the answers given, at least in practice. The view of the church as…