Life and Work – December 2019 issue


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Christmas in the Holy Land
Church ministers offer contrasting pictures of Christmas in Tiberias and Bethlehem

Discipleship and Me
Perspectives on following Jesus from Christians from Nigeria, Uruguay and the Czech Republic

‘A Real Honour and Privilege’
Interview with the newly elected President of the Diaconate Council, Mark Evans DCS

‘My Story is Also My Work’
The background to a new series of portraits of refugees, painted by church artist Iain Campbell and on display at the Royal Society of Edinburgh

Transforming Lives in Christ’s Name
Viv Dickenson reflects on a year of social care celebration for CrossReach and the Church of Scotland

‘Our Church is Awesome!’
Two young Fife sisters describe their experience as part of the Church family

Speaking and Acting
The Rev Dr Martin Fair continues his study of 1 Thessalonians

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