Light in the Darkness – something to think about at Christmas-time

This is adapted from a talk given to some teenagers in December 2011. The setting was the main room in the church with all the lights off and one tea-light candle lit on a table in the very centre of the room.

One of the people who wrote about Jesus in the Bible said this:

“The true light that gives light to everyone was coming into the world. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.”

We have a candle. In a very big, dark room. But there is nothing the darkness can do to put out the candle. (more…)

Questions about Angels

In December 2014 Jon the freelance theologian did an interview with UCB Radio about angels. Here are some answers to the questions he was asked.

What are angels?

In Christian theology and tradition, angels are spiritual beings sent by God to convey messages or perform certain tasks. The word ‘angel’ is (more…)