Life and Work

JULY 2018

70 Years of the NHS
Caring for the Whole Person: the timeless role of hospital chaplains
Interview with the Rev Sheila Mitchell, Programme Director for Health and Social Care Chaplaincy and Spiritual Care in NHS Education for Scotland

Assembly 2018
10 pages of reports and pictures from this year’s General Assembly, the Fringe and Heart and Soul.

The Piping Padre
Andrew G Ralston tells the extraordinary story of Lauchlan MacLean Watt, a Church of Scotland minister, Moderator of the General Assembly, lecturer, poet, novelist, literary critic and military chaplain in the First World War.

What is Happiness?
Ron Ferguson considers what it takes to make people happy.

A Place to Call Home
The Very Rev Albert Bogle considers the second leg of the journey following Christ: beyond the cross, the journey home.

Seeking Answers
The Rev Scott McKenna considers the importance of encounter with the Risen Christ in the mystery of the sacraments.

An Outstanding ‘Gothick’ Church
John R Hume highlights an architectural treasure in Aberdeenshire.

Bursting Bubbles
The Very Rev Dr John Chalmers urges readers to travel with ‘an open and loving heart’ and avoid ‘bubble living’.

Plus news, reviews, letters, registers and crosswords

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