Credo article – 18 November 2021

Here is the text of my latest Credo article – published in last week’s ‘Newark Advertiser’ Mark At our church we’ve been looking recently at Jesus’ dealings with people ‘on the margins’. In the Gospels Jesus spends a lot of time with people who were outside the mainstream; the hated tax collectors, people with leprosy, the ritually ‘unclean’. His wasn’t a mission to the haves … Continue reading Credo article – 18 November 2021

Christmas Credo

Here’s my latest Credo article – due to appear in the Newark Advertiser this week. Merry Christmas to all my followers. Mark I’m sure many of you will have seen the classic Christmas film ‘It’s a Wonderful Life.’ (If you haven’t you should; it’s bound to be on some channel or other this year.) The film tells the story of a selfless man, George Bailey, … Continue reading Christmas Credo

Credo – December 2017

Here’s the text of my latest article – from this week’s Newark Advertiser. Mark I’ve been reading a book. It’s called ‘The Great Spiritual Migration’ by Brian D. McLaren and it’s about ‘seeking a better way to be a Christian’. If you’re prepared to be a little bit open-minded about your faith, or if you’re exploring faith and looking for a fresh view on what … Continue reading Credo – December 2017

Credo

Here’s the text of my latest article for the Newark Advertiser published on 08 September 2017. Mark Taylor This column’s title – ‘Credo’ – means ‘I believe’. Everyone has beliefs. These can be opinions, or confidence in something that can’t be proved. Many religious people have a set of beliefs, and sometimes these are gathered together in statements that are called creeds. Of course there … Continue reading Credo

Credo article

This is the text of my latest ‘Credo’ article which appeared in the Newark Advertiser on Thursday 29 June.   Just 4 weeks ago I retired following a career of 39 years in Local Government. As people at work heard about my imminent departure (at a relatively early age) almost without exception they asked me – ‘What are your plans for retirement?’ This early on … Continue reading Credo article