Monthly Archives: December 2015

On Being Redeemed

Every now and then, a word from the Bible jumps out at me. Having never noticed it before I can’t stop noticing it. The word that I mean this time is ‘redeemer’. When we were at Theological College, we did … Continue reading

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Some Journeys

Reflection 27-12-15   Every year at the German speaking Church in Montreux, there is a ‘Crib Service’. This service tells the story of Jesus with actors from the youth group, and other members of the congregation. But the text of … Continue reading

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What Counts As ‘Reliable’ When it Comes to Faith?

Reflection 20-12-15 This week, as we were discussing the ‘Visitation’ reading which we were to have on the coming Sunday we arrived, once more onto the topic of the virgin birth of Jesus. There is a wealth of material that … Continue reading

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Why Winning The Toaster Is Actually Winning Eternal Life

    I was told this joke the other week. It was so touching. Here goes. A person received a message from God “Enter into the race and come forth (fourth) and receive Eternal Life. But he tripped, came fifth … Continue reading

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The Happiest Kingdom of Them All, And Why: The Local Recycling Centre

think I have found the happiest place in Montreux! It’s not the casino, but the communal déchetterie! (recycling centre). I went there last week to dispose of the ‘junk’ that could not be reasonably sold at our Fete, and noticed … Continue reading

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