A Pastor's Pen

God is STILL Building Your Church in this Time of Social Distancing!

Only leave your house when necessary. Keep two metres apart. Wash your hands. Don’t touch your face. Cough into your arm. Don’t gather in large groups. Respiratory droplets. Community transmission. Flattening the curve. Asymptomatic. Pre-symptomatic. N-95 masks. Ventilators. Insert your own term here. It seems that just about everywhere we turn (or click!), we are […]

A Christian Response to the Coronavirus

Note: The following article was written by the Rev. Warren Peel and published on Gentle Reformation under the title “Christians and Coronavirus” (28 FEB 2020).  Rev. Peel serves as minister of Trinity Reformed Presbyterian Church in Northern Ireland, as well as professor of Biblical Greek and New Testament Studies at the Reformed Theological College in Belfast. […]

Psalm 46: Refugees Rejoice! (Part 1)

Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott. Do those words mean anything to you? Perhaps their translation into English might help: A Mighty Fortress is our God. Starting to ring a bell? Roughly ten years after nailing his Ninety-five Theses to the door of All Saints’ Church in Wittenberg (1517), the famous German reformer, Martin Luther, […]