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The Eternal Light

This isn’t a sermon exactly, but as I’ve just prepared it for the December edition of Network News, a newsletter for Scottish Baptist lay preachers, I thought I’d give you all a preview… As I drove home through the evening … Continue reading

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Advent already!

The year has flown by!  We’re in Advent already, although I think it’s as early as it possibly can be this year (27th November) with Christmas Day itself falling on a Sunday.  So, for the next four weeks we’re studying … Continue reading

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Complete Community

These are the sermons from our last two Sundays on the subject of ‘Community’. The series is now complete and we’re moving on to think about Advent. How our community affects our neighbours (Chris Townsend): Strathendrick Baptist Church, Balfron, Sunday … Continue reading

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Work

This morning, Marie gave a talk on the theme of ‘work’ – listen in here: Strathendrick Baptist Church, Balfron, Sunday morning 30 October 2011 (Marie Cameron)

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Community

We have been thinking about ways in which we can express Christian community living over the past few Sunday mornings.  Marie and I have both preached on it a number of times – the most recent two sermons are here … Continue reading

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A mustard tree

Based on our Sunday morning sermon, 7th August 2011: He presented another parable to them: “The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed that a man took and sowed in his field. It’s the smallest of all the seeds, … Continue reading

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We’re all still here …

There was a great deal of excitement in the media this week thanks to an American radio station that has been broadcasting end-of-the-world predictions by its founder, the 89-year-old preacher Harold Camping. According to Mr Camping, Christians would all be … Continue reading

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Why Jesus knew his Bible

We’re starting the new year with a new sermon series.  As some of us are going to follow a plan to read the entire Bible in a year, we’re going to spend the next few weeks thinking about why this … Continue reading

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Gifts of the Spirit

I’m not saying I have the gift of working miracles, but … I actually remembered to take the dictaphone along to church this morning.  Here is a recording of my talk on the gifts of the Spirit: Strathendrick Baptist Church, … Continue reading

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The conviction of the Spirit

I remembered that I needed to take the dictophone with me to church yesterday morning, right up until the point when I forgot to pick it up as I walked out the door.  Oops!  So, instead of presenting you with … Continue reading

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