Lent Day 1: Matthew 1-3

So, here it starts. At the very beginning. Well, not the beginning. That happens much, much earlier and we'll get an amazing glimpse of it when we move onto John's Gospel. This beginning is three-fold. Firstly, we see the beginning of Israel, from Abraham right through to the birth of Jesus via no less a …

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Another man’s shoes

In July 2005 my family and I moved from Swanage in Dorset, a lovely seaside town on the south coast with quite a tight knit community, to Larbert, a town just outside Falkirk in central Scotland. I had been married for 10 years at that stage to a woman who was born in Falkirk, moved …

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