Team

I have my father’s old “slouch hat” he wore as a 19-year-old. He joined up with a few of his school mates late in WW2. They trained together and later decided they would all volunteer with the British Commonwealth Occupation Forces (BCOF), going to Japan to...

A Friend That Sticks Closer Than a Brother

Tomorrow is the birthday of a very close family member. I remember their birth date as if it were my own. For 21 years we shared the same bedroom. People know us but are often not aware we are related. We don’t look alike, and we have few common interests. And, though...

Boxing Day

So, tomorrow is Boxing Day…was it named as the day to throw away the boxes and wrapping from Christmas Day’s celebrations? Some say the day became special as early as Roman times in Britain when donations were received from the public to finance the local athletic...

A Reluctant Missionary

Most of us know the story of Jonah from our Sunday School days. Alongside David and Goliath, Moses and the 10 Commandments, and the birth of Jesus, it is one of the “ripping yarns” that grip children’s imagination as they hear the adventures of Bible heroes. Have you...