Life and Work – December

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The Rev Dr Douglas Galbraith reflects on the history of some of the best-loved Christmas carols.

Plus: seasonal story from Kenneth Steven, reflections by Ron Ferguson and the Very Rev James Simpson, Christmas prayer.

‘I Absolutely Believe in God’

Jackie Macadam meets Boyd Tunnock, managing director of the world-famous confectionery company and Church of Scotland elder.

Helping the Vulnerable

Thomas Baldwin reports on the major funding crisis facing Borderline, the Church-supported charity which helps homeless Scots in London.

SOLAS – ‘Saving of lives at sea’

The Rev Dr Marjory MacLean on life aboard a Royal Naval vessel rescuing migrants crossing the Mediterranean.

A Visitor’s View

Richard Ellis shares his reflections on the 885 services in 200 churches he attended in the course of his work as Fulton Lecturer in Speech at New College, Edinburgh.

‘You are Beautiful’

In the third part of a series centring around prison life, the Very Rev Dr Andrew McLellan describes the hope from the events which led to Jesus’ crucifixion.

‘A Lovely and Undervalued Part of Scotland’

John R Hume profiles a parish church in an area with strong Covenanting links.

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