A series of Lenten studies on Wednesdays at 7.30pm in our Church Hall, organised by Jim Mein. He writes: My reason for inviting five ‘experts’ to introduce the five different topics is two‑fold:
First, because I believe these are each serious topics for Christians and we need to struggle to see what our faith may be saying about them, or how our faith might help us see them more clearly. What does the Bible say? What did Jesus say?
But second, because I’m not sure there will be or indeed is “an answer”. I suspect our faith might speak to us in parables – suggesting some principles we should keep in mind, but leaving the particulars to be worked out in the particularities of living. We might find hearing the feelings and ideas of others enlightening. Those introducing each week will be trying to see at least two sides and inviting us to listen.
25 February: Inter-faith relations
Frank Bowness from the Fife Inter-faith group will introduce some of things happening in our area and invite discussion about how we maintain our own Christian integrity while giving due attention to other faiths. Continue reading