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Reform Magazine | November 30, 2021

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April 2020

Art in focus: April 2020

01/04/2020 |

Transfiguration, from the Gunda Gunde Gospels

In the remote Tigre region of Ethiopia there is a monastery dating back to the late 14th century. Legend has it that it is built on a crater where there lived a dragon named … Read More

Commitment-Phobe: Worship night

30/03/2020 |

Quick, hide the tambourines!

I have been to one or two big event nights run by the ministry charity David’s Tent. The worship is glorious and it is hard not to feel the love of God. I have attended less … Read More

Chapter and verse: John 4:4-26

30/03/2020 |

Sonia Soans explores Jesus’ surprising attitude to the Samaritan woman

For Women’s History Month (March), we remembered women who changed the world. As March also falls within the Christian season of Lent, I can’t help but see parallels between the … Read More

On the pilgrim way: ‘Called by God? At my age? Surely not’

30/03/2020 |

One morning, during my prayer time, I felt called by God – called to be an elder and even a church secretary. Surely not? At my age? (nearly 82). I was well aware of the need: elders’ elections were looming, … Read More

Do stay for tea and coffee: ‘This is too big a problem for one column’

30/03/2020 |

Paul Kerensa takes a look at introverts and extroverts in church

Too many churches have –troverts in charge, which excludes –troverts like me.’ Can you fill in the gaps?

It’s a quiet schism within the Church. Or is it a … Read More

Reviews – April 2020

30/03/2020 |

Gang life

County LinesDirected by Henry BlakeCertificate 15, 90 minutesReleased 17 April

‘Do you know what an acceptable loss is?’, a voice asks a teenage boy. ‘In your business, you’re the acceptable loss.’ County Lines may be this year’s hardest … Read More