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Reform Magazine | December 15, 2017

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Chapter & verse

Chapter & verse: Matthew 2: 1-18

24/11/2017 |

Lawrence Moore on foster care and the Christmas story

Matthew presents Jesus as Emmanuel – ‘God with us’ (Matt 1:23). God came in Jesus to change the world. That is why the Gospel is good news. That God does not … Read More

Chapter & verse: Psalm 71

31/10/2017 |

Sheila Telfer appreciates the contribution of older people

At a recent church meeting, conversation turned to the social events we host for our over 80s, and it was noted that a number of invited guests had not attended. Someone remarked … Read More

Chapter & verse: Ephesians 1:16

22/09/2017 |

Jack Dyce gives thanks

The crime fiction author PD James observed that detective heroes – ‘like a secular priest, expert in the extraction of confession, whose final revelation of the truth confers a vicarious absolution on all but the guilty’ … Read More

Chapter & verse: Judges 19:20-29

25/08/2017 |

Eve Parker highlights violence against women

You’ll not often hear a sermon about Judges 19 – which includes a grotesque, violent rape and murder. But then church is not often used as a space to reflect on rape, human trafficking, … Read More

Chapter & verse: Job 28

30/06/2017 |

John Proctor on mining for wisdom

At a village chapel service in the Pennines, the local minister mentioned mining. Old shafts lie in the hills, and, at one time, a good deal of valuable metal came out of that ground. … Read More

Chapter & verse: Matthew 4:12-23

26/05/2017 |

Francis Brienen on the first people called to discipleship

The history of our faith is full of people who have chosen a costly path. From Martin Luther to Mother Teresa, from Dietrich Bonhoeffer to the city banker who becomes an … Read More