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Life and Work magazine – December 2010

November 25, 2010 by  
Filed under Wider Church

CURRENT ISSUE – DECEMBER 2010

 

When Seeing is Believing
Donald Smith explores the roots of the nativity play.
Alison Spencer and Colin Dempster debate the merits of traditional and ‘alternative’ nativities.
Christmas reflections from the Moderator and the Very Rev Dr James Simpson.
Gordon Herbertson offers a meaningful Christmas encounter.

‘A Vibrant Part of the Church’
Andy Bathgate, chief executive of Scripture Union Scotland, talks about the organisation’s mission to bring children into the church community.

HIV: A Time of Challenge
The Rev Dr Robin Hill reports on a bold aim which needs the church’s vigilance and action.

A Barrier to Reform?
The Very Rev Dr Finlay Macdonald reflects on the history of the Barrier Act and asks if it should be updated.

A Flexible Future
Laurence Wareing considers whether the Methodist model of ministry could provide a solution for the Church of Scotland.

Faith Journeys
Jackie Macadam reports on the second international Children’s Assembly.

A Crowning Achievement
John R Hume reflects on the architectural gifts of Holy Trinity Parish Church in St Andrews.

The Growing Church
Thomas Baldwin learns about a ‘Wee Service’ which has grown into something bigger at Corstorphine Old Parish Church

Born, Shaped and Chosen
In the final part of his series on the characters of the Old Testament, the Rev Martin Allen examines the life of Moses.

Plus news, letters, reviews and crosswords – all for just £1.60

Fond Farewells and a new beginning
This issue includes final columns from Ron Ferguson, Simon Bain, Alan Taylor and Douglas Galbraith. From January, Life and Work will have a fresh design and some exciting new writers.

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