Tag Archives: Scotland

A Theology of Mincemeat Pie: A Christmas Parable for Prodigals

I grew up eating mincemeat pie. Aunt Eva made them every Christmas, and as a child, I loved those pies. They were made of a finely chopped, cooked mixture that included raisins, currants, apples, suet, sugar, spice, candied peel, and … Continue reading

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Pastoral Cords Not Easily Dissolved

I am preaching the Bible Conference at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Johnson City, TN. This morning, just before I was to enter the pulpit in this wonderful congregation, I spotted some of my former parishioners in the pews. At the … Continue reading

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Norman Davies and the Appalling Problem of a Failure to Stand

I could never understand why a part of the faculty of the University of Wales refused to stand for the national anthem of Great Britain…until I began to read Norman Davies. Continue reading

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Family Devotions, 1 John 5:13 and The Cottar’s Saturday Night

This entry originally appeared on The Call with Mike Milton. Visit there for more thoughts, reflections and resources. \    he following letter is one that I wrote to my family following last night’s devotions, in which we studied 1 John. … Continue reading

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