Monthly Archives: December 2015

2015: What I’ll remember

You are now watching the greatest living rockstar on the planet! -Kanye West I don’t think anything I see in what’s left of 2015 will top Kanye West’s bewilderingly absurd set at Glastonbury in which he performed under a launching rocket, … Continue reading

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Praying in Despair

I was chatting with some friends earlier about the Psalms, and Psalm 88 came up. This is probably the bleakest prayer you’ll read in scripture, being without any form of optimism beyond the first line. It looks like the Psalmist … Continue reading

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A Chalmers Christmas Card 2015

Hallelujah! With us! -Iris Carter (aged 20 months) this morning As it’s the last Sunday before Christmas, this is as good a time as any for some words of encouragement (and it makes a fine substitute for sending Christmas cards). … Continue reading

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Prime Suspect

At work this week, one of our meeting icebreakers was “what was your favourite Christmas, birthday, or Diwali present?”. For me it couldn’t be anything other than my Powermaster Optimus Prime that I got when I was eight- pictured here. … Continue reading

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Come to your Census

With it being Christmas and all, I thought  it would be good to get some background on censuses to better understand why Joseph and Mary had to go down to Bethlehem- however I didn’t want to spend my morning  reading … Continue reading

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The Noddy Holder Code

A staple of every Christmas playlist is Slade’s “Merry Xmas Everybody”, a jolly song about having fun at Christmas. Right? Having read the lyrics properly, I am not so sure. Holder’s diatribe-and that is what it is, as being almost … Continue reading

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