Tag Archives: Christian Science

Our deeper basis for optimism! A SATURDAY THOUGHT

Here is the complete hymn – Hymn 359 Trust the Eternal when the shadows gather, When joys of daylight seem so like a dream;  God the unchanging pities like a father;  Trust on and wait, the daystar yet shall gleam. ———- Trust the Eternal, for the clouds that vanish  No more can move the mountains from […]

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Justice will wend its way to fruition! A SATURDAY THOUGHT

This quote is from the Bible’s book of Proverbs (4:18) if you wish to see the photo in its full glory, you can click here.

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Our unwavering unity, at home and overseas! A SATURDAY THOUGHT

The quotation is from Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures (p. 340). The full quote is: “One infinite God, good, unifies men and nations; constitutes the brotherhood of man; ends wars; fulfils the Scripture, “Love thy neighbor as thyself;” annihilates pagan and Christian idolatry, — whatever is wrong in social, civil, criminal, political, and religious codes; equalizes the sexes; annuls the […]

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The pathway forward – A SATURDAY THOUGHT

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Annual Meeting at The Mother Church 2016 – News Release

I’m currently attending the 2016 Annual Meeting of Christian Scientists, at The Mother Church in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Here are some thoughts in relation to this event by Richard Evans, Manager, Christian Science Committees on Publication. Christian Scientists gather in Boston at denomination’s annual meeting; ponder the relevance of church. Boston, MA — When Christian Scientists convened […]

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Smooth glaciers – A SATURDAY THOUGHT

This quote is from Unity of Good, page 64. (To view this picture of the Matanuska Glacier, taken on my recent trip to Alaska, click here!)

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The hope that can’t be grounded! A SATURDAY THOUGHT

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PODCAST – Prayer that transforms us (2 mins)

  My latest Christian Science Daily Lift podcast is up and running. It is a (very brief!) excerpt from one of my lectures, “Prayer that transforms us”. Bottom line? Let’s challenge the “vacuous verbiage” that sometimes tries to pose as our prayers! Below are dates and locations I am lecturing over the next two months. To […]

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Do we actually need the historic Jesus?

“Blossom cross” by Tony Lobl Recent press coverage has claimed the historic Jesus wasn’t, well, historic. Both academic research and skeptical interpretation of the Scriptures have concluded the Saviour never lived. And a natural outcome of a Jesus who never lived would be that he’s never coming back. It’s impossible to return if you’ve never been in the first […]

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Mothering love! A SATURDAY (AND SUNDAY) THOUGHT

This is taken from a phrase coined by church members grateful for the work of Mary Baker Eddy (The First Church of Christ, Scientist and Miscellany, p. 52:6-7). Many members even called Mrs Eddy “Mother” for a time. At her request that practice was discontinued, and she has since been known as the Discoverer and Founder of Christian Science […]

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