A seasonal message to take into 2020.

I saw these stats on line and thought them interesting. In the West, this is the season for consumers and is the season to spend huge amounts of money on food and drink, on Christmas presents and puppies that may be abandoned after the festive season is over. My grandchildren get more fun out of the boxes and wrapping paper than they do with the contents. What is interesting though is that much of the earth’s Christian population; do not celebrate with the West in the obsession with consumerism. For them the celebration is not about feasting or buying huge amounts of Alcohol. Nor is it about presents and gifts… Read More

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Young Christian Leaders and the Old.

Are old people irrelevant in today’s church? This question was posed to me in a Christian youth forum that I had been invited to attend. Part of my answer was to say that I believed that old people in the church were no more relevant or irrelevant than they are in secular society. However, in many western societies old people were seen as non-entities or rather as an unseen sector of the community. When challenged to explain I put it this way; The world is getting faster, faster broadband, new faster technology that is unintelligible to older people. The world of older people is a lot slower they are about… Read More

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