Praise be to God, who is in control of this mess

Preached on Sunday, 04.02.2018 By the Reverend Dr Norman Shanks Just after New Year we had a message with greetings from friends in the United States whom we’ve known for a number of years.  We met them in Atlanta, Georgia; they have visited Scotland several times and are planning to come back again this summer.  … More Praise be to God, who is in control of this mess

Remembrance Sunday

Preached on Sunday, 12.11.2017 By the Reverend Dr. Norman Shanks 30 years ago, when I was chaplain to Edinburgh University, Remembrance Sunday was marked by a special service that started in the University’s splendid historic Playfair Library – the setting at other times for prestigious social or civic rather than religious events.  There was an … More Remembrance Sunday