Jim Crampsey

Jesus gets his feet wet walking on the sea
As an exiled Glaswegian, I was delighted with the success of the Commonwealth Games. The event drew something out of the hosting city that was unique.  It drew out its spirit, a well-kept secret apparently. As Christians, the spirit which gives us life is the breath of God. We ourselves live out of that breath, and the Spirit shapes our rough-hewn words which connect us with God. The Spirit allows us to inspire communities of people. The thirst that people have for connection invites the...
Simon and Garfunkel in concert
It’s that time of year. Distant voices call for your attention.  Recently it was Glastonbury, but my tent stayed in the cupboard and I stayed home.   Last weekend it was Scotland’s own T in the park, and the adventurous crowds are heading off to Kinross. Two years ago the surprise was that Nicola Benedetti was playing. This year the main story seems to be that the sun was shining (at least part of the time), and there was some advice from Martin Doherty of Chvrches (...