Reaching Out at Christmas: Churches and charities supporting their local communities
Letter from the Holy Land: The Rev Muriel Pearson reflects on the message of the birth of the Prince of Peace
‘Nothing is Impossible With God': the Moderator urges readers to listen for the spirit during Advent
Time to Pause: The Rev Roddy Hamilton urges us to find space to consider every aspect of the Advent story anew
‘We Must Care for the Vulnerable'
Marking World AIDS Day on December 1, a Bolivian campaigner living with HIV talks about her work
A Labyrinth Ministry
In his final column as Sanctuary First minister, the Very Rev Albert Bogle reflects on the power of journey
‘Christian faith is rooted in the physical'
The Rev Dr Richard Frazer links physical wellbeing to spiritual health
Sharing ‘the fragrance of His love'
A young Church member who moved to Scotland from Nigeria last year shares his story
The Art of Peacebuilding
Concluding her series of Bible studies, Ruth Harvey reflects on the place of ‘voicewalkers'
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